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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The giving of evidence or answering questions the tendency of which would be to subject one to a criminal prosecution

Usage examples (38)
  • Some might say, well, it's a self-incrimination ...
  • He still has his fifth amendment against self-incrimination.
  • The other invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
  • When queried about Muhammad, he evoked his right to avoid self-incrimination. for more
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