English version

stand trial

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstand trialstand trialSCTto be brought to a court of law to have your case examined and judgedstand trial for/on Gresham will stand trial for murder. The accused was ordered to stand trial on a number of charges. stand
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stand trialThe remaining three are to stand trial.Baya, for his part, said he was ready to stand trial, but then he left the country.Salvi has been declared mentally competent to stand trial Feb. 5.Major, who had a string of previous convictions, stood trial for the bookies' robbery.Brady stood trial for the killings late last year.After psychiatric evaluations found that he was competent to stand trial, Harwood pleaded guilty July 16 to second-degree murder.The judge ruled that Pinochet was too ill to stand trial in Spain.An employee of the bank is due to stand trial on embezzlement charges in February.Two drivers stand trial over deaths of five young people.Laurent Fabius, the former Prime Minister, and members of his Government finally stood trial this year.
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