Miranda warning

Definition of Miranda warning

US, law
:a statement telling an arrested person about his or her Miranda rights (the legal rights to have an attorney and to refuse to answer questions)
  • The suspect was given a Miranda warning.

Word by Word Definitions

Miranda play
  1. : 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

warning play
  1. : the act of warning : the state of being warned

  2. : something that warns or serves to warn

  1. : serving as an alarm, signal, summons, or admonition


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