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- Rhymes: -iːtʃ
- To hinder.
- To bring a legal proceeding against a public official, asserting that because he or she committed some offense, he or she should be removed from office.
- President Clinton was impeached by the House in November 1999, but since the Senate acquitted him, he was not removed from office.
- To discredit an individual or group with presumed expertise.
- (law) To demonstrate in court that a testimony under oath contradicts another testimony from the same person, usually one taken during deposition.