allocute

verb
al·​lo·​cute | \ ˈa-lə-ˌkyüt \
allocuted; allocuting

Legal Definition of allocute

intransitive verb

: to make an allocution

transitive verb

: to question a criminal defendant prior to sentencing

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“Allocute.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/allocute. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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