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stand trial

Definition of stand trial in English:

Be tried in a court of law.
Example sentences
  • They were later extradited to Britain and had been due to stand trial at Woolwich Crown Court in London.
  • He was later charged by officers and had been due to stand trial at Southampton Crown Court.
  • A North Yorkshire woman is to stand trial at Hull Crown Court after denying a charge of manslaughter.
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