Meaning of “bail bond” in the English Dictionary

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"bail bond" in Business English

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bail bondnoun [ C ]

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LAW a document stating that an amount of money has been paid to allow a person who has been accused of a crime to remain free until the trial. If the person does not appear at the trial, the court keeps the money:

His lawyer appealed and the bail bond he had already signed meant he was free to go.

(Definition of “bail bond” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)