come to trial

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Definition of come to trial

: to be presented at a formal meeting in a court so that a decision can be made according to the law based on evidence presented to a judge and often a jury The case never came to trial.

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“Come to trial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20to%20trial. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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