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remand

verb [T often passive] uk   /rɪˈmɑːnd/ us    /-ˈmænd/ specialized
to send someone accused of committing a crime away from court until their trial begins: He was remanded on theft charges. The accused was remanded in custody (= kept in prison before the trial began) for a week. be remanded on bail to be allowed to leave a law court after you have been accused of committing a crime to go to a particular place, usually your home, to wait until the trial begins, after paying an amount of money to the court that will not be given back if you do not appear at the trial

remand

noun [U] uk   /rɪˈmɑːnd/ us    /-ˈmænd/ specialized
the state of being remanded on remand UK in prison until a court trial begins: He was held on remand in Brixton prison for 18 months.
(Definition of remand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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