bring to trial

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Definition of bring to trial

: to put into a situation in which evidence is presented in a court to a judge and often a jury to decide if one is guilty of a crime He was arrested but not brought to trial.

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“Bring to trial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20to%20trial. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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