stand/face trial

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Definition of stand/face trial

: to be put in 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 She will stand/face trial for murder.

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“Stand/face trial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%2Fface%20trial. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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