Definition of due process in English:

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due process

Pronunciation: /d(y)o͞o prəˈses/
(also due process of law)


Fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen’s entitlement.
Example sentences
  • Explicit or implicit promises about future rulings are out of bounds - such promises if sought and given would indeed compromise judicial independence and due process of law.
  • We must remember always that accusation is not proof and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law.
  • The government is not permitting due process of law.

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Syllabification: due proc·ess

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