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arraign

verb [T] uk   /əˈreɪn/ specialized us  
to formally accuse someone in a law court of a particular crime and ask that person to say if they are guilty or not: He was arraigned on charges of aiding and abetting terrorists.
arraignment
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
Translations of “arraign”
in Chinese (Traditional) 提審, 提訊, 控告…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传讯, 提讯, 控告…
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