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American English: /dəˈfɛndənt/
British English: /dɪˈfɛnd(ə)nt/

Translation of defendant in Spanish:


  • (Law) (in civil case)
    demandado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    (in criminal case) acusado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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