Definition of arraignment in English:


Syllabification: ar·raign·ment
Pronunciation: /əˈrānmənt


  • The action of arraigning someone in court: he’s scheduled for arraignment in New York on Thursday she pleaded not guilty at her arraignment
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    • Prosecution is a process of investigation, of indictment, arraignment, trial and conviction.
    • Before the arraignment, Deputy Prosecutor Graham Blewitt spoke of his personal satisfaction in seeing one of the court's major targets brought before it.
    • He hasn't even faced the formal charges of an arraignment yet.

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