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n. - Someone who is under a cloud of doubt; Also: Under suspicion

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - Someone who is under a cloud of doubt; Also: Under suspicion. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To hold the thought or impression that there is probably something wrong without clear proof or evidence. Also: Under suspicion.

Usage examples (33)
  • The suspect will be arraigned in court tomorrow.
  • I suspect he is a fugitive
  • The term suspect is an investigative term, not a legal term, Nancy.
  • I also take issue with your presumtion that this suspect is a addict of any sort. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''suspect" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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