Definition of arraignment in English:

arraignment

Line breaks: ar¦raign|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈreɪnm(ə)nt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The action of arraigning someone in court: he’s scheduled for arraignment in New York on Thursday [count noun]: she pleaded not guilty at her arraignment
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
indictment, accusation, denunciation, prosecution, trial, charge, summons, citation; Britishplaint; North Americanimpeachment, bill of indictment
North American informal beef
archaic inculpation

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