Definición de defendant en inglés:

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defendant

Pronunciación: /dəˈfendənt/

sustantivo

An individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a court of law. Compare with plaintiff.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In fact the tenant was not treated less favourably than a defendant in the High Court.
  • The plaintiffs alleged trespass and the defendants claimed that they had a profit of grazing.
  • The claimant and all three defendants were represented at the hearing of the application.
Sinónimos
accused, prisoner (at the bar);
suspect

Origen

Middle English (as an adjective in the sense 'defending'): from Old French, 'warding off', present participle of defendre (see defend).

Palabras que riman con defendant

appendant, ascendant, attendant, codependent, descendant, descendent, intendant, interdependent, pendant, pendent, splendent, superintendent, transcendent

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División en sílabas: de·fend·ant

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