Advertisement
Legal Dictionary

arraign

Definition of arraign

Etymology

    French arraisonner (to verify the cargo of a vessel or avion)[1], from raison

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Verb

to arraign (third-person singular simple present arraigns, present participle arraigning, simple past and past participle arraigned)

  1. To officially charge someone in a court of law.

References

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



SHARE THIS PAGE


TOP LEGAL TERMS THIS WEEK
1.     AORO
2.     Miranda warning
3.     estate
4.     adjudication order
5.     lex patriae
6.     stare decisis
7.     appellant
8.     respondeat superior
9.     involuntary manslaughter
10.     vicarious liability