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due processnoun [C usually sing]

 /ˈdu ˈprɑs·es, ˈproʊ·ses/ (short form of due process of law)
politics & government a citizen's ​fairtreatment within the ​rules of a government's ​legalsystem
(Definition of due process from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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due processnoun [U]

uk   us   LAW
the ​legalright to be ​treated equally and fairly: We will continue ​working towards attaining the ​highesthumanrightsstandards and ensuring dueprocess under the ​law.
the way in which a ​legalcase must be dealt with in ​order to make ​certain that it is ​fair: A ​federaljudge this month ​ruled that the defendant's dueprocessrights had been ​violated.
(Definition of due process from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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