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bail

noun [U]
 
 
/beɪl/
LAW money that someone agrees to pay to a court so that a person who has been accused of a crime can remain free until their trial. If the person does not appear at the trial, the court keeps the money: The Court of Appeals let him remain free on bail during the appeal of his conviction. I agreed to stand bail for him (= pay the bail). Bail was set at £20,000.
Translations of “bail”
in Korean 보석금…
in Arabic كَفالة…
in French caution…
in Turkish kefalet, kefalet ücreti…
in Italian cauzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 保釋金…
in Russian залог…
in Polish kaucja…
in Spanish fianza…
in Portuguese fiança, liberdade sob fiança…
in German die Kaution…
in Catalan fiança…
in Japanese 保釈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 保释金…
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