guilty as charged

idiom

Definition of guilty as charged

: having committed the crime one is accused of committing The state will prove that the defendants are guilty as charged.

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“Guilty as charged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guilty%20as%20charged. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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