Definition of "arraignment"
  1. A court procedure where the defendant is formally accused of a crime and requested to register a plea, often followed by appointing a legal representative and deciding on bail
How to use "arraignment" in a sentence
  1. The suspect was taken to the court for his arraignment as soon as he was arrested.
  2. At the arraignment, the judge set her bail at $10,000.
  3. Upon entering his plea at the arraignment, he was assigned a public defender.

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