Meaning of “bail sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"bail sb out" in British English

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bail sb out

phrasal verb with bail uk /beɪl/ us /beɪl/ verb

to pay money to a court so that someone can be released from prison until their trial

(Definition of “bail sb out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bail sb out" in Business English

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bail sb out

UK also bale sb out
phrasal verb with bail uk /beɪl/ us verb [ T, usually passive ]

LAW to pay money 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)