Meaning of “criminal justice system” in the English Dictionary

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"criminal justice system" in British English

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criminal justice systemnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌkrɪm.ɪ.nəl ˈdʒʌs.tɪs ˌsɪs.təm/ us /ˌkrɪm.ɪ.nəl ˈdʒʌs.tɪs ˌsɪs.təm/

the system in a society by which people who are accused of crimes are judged in court

(Definition of “criminal justice system” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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