Definition of Miranda adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mɪˈrændə//
; NAmE NAmE//mɪˈrændə//
The police
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(in the US) relating to the fact that the police must tell somebody who has been arrested about their rights, including the right not to answer questions, and warn them that anything they say may be used as evidence against them The police read him his Miranda rights. From the decision of the Supreme Court on the case of Miranda v the State of Arizona in 1966. See related entries: The police
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