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trial British & World English

A formal examination of evidence by a judge, typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings

trial English Thesaurus

the trial is expected to last several weeks

on trial British & World English

Being tried in a court of law

trial run British & World English

A preliminary test of how a new system or product works

show trial British & World English

A judicial trial held in public with the intention of influencing or satisfying public opinion, rather than of ensuring justice

stand trial British & World English

Be tried in a court of law

state trial British & World English

A trial in which prosecution is made by the state

time trial British & World English

(In various sports) a test of a competitor’s individual speed over a set distance, especially a cycling race in which competitors are separately timed

trial court British & World English

A court of law where cases are tried in the first place, as opposed to an appeal court

speedy trial British & World English

A criminal trial held after minimal delay, as considered to be a citizen’s constitutional right

trial balance British & World English

A statement of all debits and credits in a double-entry account book, with any disagreement indicating an error

trial balloon British & World English

A tentative measure taken or statement made to see how a new policy will be received

trial lawyer British & World English

A lawyer who practises in a trial court, especially one who represents plaintiffs in tort suits

trial and error British & World English

The process of experimenting with various methods of doing something until one finds the most successful

separation British & World English

The state in which a couple remain married but live apart

commit British & World English

Send (a person or case) for trial in a higher court

on trial in trial British & World English

Being tried in a court of law

stand trial in stand British & World English

Be tried in a court of law

retrial British & World English

A second or further trial on the same issues and with the same parties

pretrial British & World English

In or relating to the period before a judicial trial

undertrial British & World English

A person who is on trial in a court of law

trial and error in trial British & World English

The process of experimenting with various methods of doing something until one finds the most successful


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