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Spanish translation of “trial”

trial

noun /ˈtraiəl/
a legal process by which a person is judged in a court of law Their trial will be held next week. an act of testing or trying; a test Give the new car a trial The disaster was a trial of his courage. a (source of) trouble or anxiety My son is a great trial (to me). trial run a rehearsal, first test etc of anything, eg a play, car, piece of machinery etc He took the car out on a trial run. on trial the subject of a legal action in court She’s on trial for murder. undergoing tests or examination We’ve had a new burglar alarm installed, but it’s only on trial at the moment. trial and error the trying of various methods, alternatives etc until the right one happens to appear or be found They didn’t know how to fix the photocopier, but they managed it somehow by trial and error.
(Definition of trial from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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