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Definition of arraign verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] arraign somebody (for something) (law)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they arraign
he / she / it arraigns
past simple arraigned
-ing form arraigning
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to bring someone to court in order to formally accuse them of a crime He was arraigned for murder. He was arraigned on a charge of murder.
arraignment noun [countable, uncountable]
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