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defendant meaning

EN[dɪˈfɛndənt]
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  • A defendant is a person or entity accused of a crime in criminal prosecution or a person or entity against whom some typ Terminology varies from one jurisdiction to another.
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defendant

Meaning of defendant for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "defendant" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Difficultness: Level 3
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      Definiteness: Level 5
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      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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