Definition of accusatorial in English:
(Especially of a trial or legal procedure) involving accusation by a prosecutor and a verdict reached by an impartial judge or jury. Often contrasted with inquisitorial.
- The absence of an accusatorial procedure places an inquisitorial burden upon an inspector.
- It sounds a very dubious principle and inconsistent with the accusatorial trial.
- A criminal trial is an accusatorial and adversarial process.
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