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bail

noun [U]  us   /beɪl/

bail noun [U] (MONEY)

a sum of money given to a law court by a person accused of a crime so that the person can be released until the trial, at which time the money will be returned: The judge set bail at $100,000.

bail

verb [I/T]  us   /beɪl/

bail verb [I/T] (REMOVE WATER)

to remove water from a boat by using a container: [T] I’d float around for hours fishing and bailing out the water leaking in.
Translations of “bail”
in Arabic كَفالة…
in Korean 보석금…
in Malaysian ikat jamin…
in French caution…
in Turkish kefalet, kefalet ücreti…
in Italian cauzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 保釋金…
in Russian залог…
in Polish kaucja…
in Vietnamese tiền bảo lãnh…
in Spanish fianza…
in Portuguese fiança, liberdade sob fiança…
in Thai ค่าประกันตัว…
in German die Kaution…
in Catalan fiança…
in Japanese 保釈…
in Indonesian uang jaminan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 保释金…
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