retrial
noun Date: 1852 a second trial, experiment, or test; specifically a second judicial trial

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  • retrial — re·tri·al /ˌrē trī əl, rē ˌtrī / n: a trial of a matter already tried ◇ A retrial is barred by double jeopardy following a mistrial for which there was no manifest necessity. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. retrial …   Law dictionary

  • retrial — re‧tri‧al [ˌriːˈtraɪəl,ˈriːtraɪəl ǁ ˌriːˈtraɪəl] noun [countable, uncountable] LAW the process of bringing a legal case back to court so that it can be decided again: • His request for a retrial was dismissed. * * * retrial UK US /ˌriːˈtraɪəl/… …   Financial and business terms

  • Retrial — Re*tri al, n. A secdond trial, experiment, or test; a second judicial trial, as of an accused person. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retrial — ► NOUN Law ▪ a second or further trial …   English terms dictionary

  • retrial — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • retrial — UK [ˈriːˌtraɪəl] / US [ˈrɪˌtraɪəl] noun [countable] Word forms retrial : singular retrial plural retrials legal a second trial in a court of law that takes place because the first trial was considered not to be fair or ended without a verdict The …   English dictionary

  • retrial — [[t]ri͟ːtra͟ɪ͟əl[/t]] retrials N COUNT: usu sing A retrial is a second trial of someone for the same offence. An Old Bailey judge yesterday ordered the retrial of a policeman accused of planting soft drugs on a black car mechanic …   English dictionary

  • retrial — re|tri|al [ˌri:ˈtraıəl,ˈri:traıəl US ˌri:ˈtraıəl] n a process of judging a law case in court again →↑retry ▪ The jury was dismissed and the judge ordered a retrial …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • retrial — re|tri|al [ ri,traıəl ] noun count a second trial in a court of law that takes place because the first trial was considered not to be fair or ended without a VERDICT: The judge has the power to order a retrial …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • retrial — noun (C) a process of judging a law case in court again: The jury was dismissed and the judge ordered a retrial …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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