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defendant

noun [C] uk   us   /dɪˈfen.dənt/ specialized
a person in a law case who is accused of having done something illegal
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in Korean 피고…
in Arabic مُدعى عليه…
in Portuguese réu, ré…
in Catalan acusat, -ada…
in Japanese 被告人…
in Italian imputato, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被告,被告人…
in Russian обвиняемый…
in Turkish davalı, sanık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被告,被告人…
in Polish oskarżon-y/a, pozwan-y/a…
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