closing argument

Definition of "closing argument"
  1. The final speech at a trial summarizing and reviewing the presented evidence, aimed at convincing either a judge or jury to decide in favor of the party making the argument
How to use "closing argument" in a sentence
  1. The defense lawyer's closing argument reiterated their client's innocence.
  2. After hearing both the prosecution's and defense's closing arguments, the jury began their deliberations.
  3. The judge allowed an extended recess before the closing argument to ensure proper preparation.

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