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arraign

verb [T]    /əˈreɪn/ law
to formally accuse someone of a particular crime in a court of law and to ask the accused to state guilt or innocence : He was arraigned on a robbery charge . arraignment    /əˈreɪn·mənt/ noun [C] law They pleaded not guilty at their arraignment.
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