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whakatuaki

1. (verb) (-na,-tia) to accuse, blame, impute.

Kāti te whakatuaki i a au - nā Hine kē taua mahi. / Stop blaming me - it was Hine who did that.

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Synonyms: hāmene, whakapā hē, whakapae


2. (noun) accused, defendant.

Kua tīmata te rōia o te whakatuaki ki te whakatakoto i āna kōrero whakautu ki ngā whakapae a te karauna. / The lawyer for the defendant has begun to set out her defence against the accusations of the crown.

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