Miranda

adjective Mi·ran·da \ mə-ˈran-də \

Definition of Miranda

: of, relating to, or being the legal rights of an arrested person to have an attorney and to remain silent so as to avoid self-incrimination
  • Miranda warnings

Origin and Etymology of miranda

from Miranda verb Arizona, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling establishing such rights



MIRANDA Defined for English Language Learners

Miranda

adjective

Definition of Miranda for English Language Learners

  • law : of or relating to the legal rights of an arrested person to have an attorney and to refuse to answer questions


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Miranda

adjective Mi·ran·da \ mə-ˈran-də \

legal Definition of Miranda

: of, relating to, or being one's Miranda rights
  • a Miranda waiver

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