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defendant

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a person who is being sued or accused of a crime in a court of law
  • The jury believed that the defendant was guilty.

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The first known use of defendant was in the 14th century

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“Defendant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defendant. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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