Compartir esta entrada

defendant División en sílabas: de·fend·ant
Pronunciación: /dəˈfendənt/

Definición de defendant en inglés:

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

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día whippersnapper
Pronunciación: ˈwɪpəsnapə
noun
a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...