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English definition of “bail”

bail

verb [T] (MONEY)    /beɪl/
If someone accused of a crime is bailed, they are released until their trial after paying bail to the court: She was yesterday bailed for three weeks on drink-driving offences. [+ to infinitive] He was bailed to appear at the Magistrates' Court next month.Court cases, orders and decisions
(Definition of bail verb (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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