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bail sb out

phrasal verb with bail uk   us   /beɪl/ verb
to ​paymoney to a ​court so that someone can be ​released from ​prison until ​theirtrial
(Definition of bail sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bail sb out

(UK also bale sb out)
phrasal verb with bail uk   us   /beɪl/ verb [T, usually passive]
LAW to ​paymoney to a ​court to ​allow a ​person who has been ​accused of a ​crime to remain ​free until a ​trial
(Definition of bail sb out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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