bail
bail /beɪl/
money that somebody agrees to pay if a person accused of a crime does not appear at their trial. When bail has been arranged, the accused person is allowed to go free until the trial.
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commit
commit /kəˈmɪt/
(v) to do something wrong or illegal
Example: Did he commit a robbery?


crime
crime /kraɪm/
(n) activities that involve breaking the law
Example: He has admitted committing several crimes including two murders.


defendant
defendant /dɪˈfɛnd(ə)nt/
the person in a trial who is accused of committing a crime, or who is being sued by another person
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deposition
deposition /ˌdɛpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
the natural process of leaving a layer of a substance on rocks or soil; a substance left in this way
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justify
justify /ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪ/
(v) to show that somebody/something is right or reasonable
Example: It's so hard to justify.


law
law /lɔː/
(n) a rule that deals with a particular crime, agreement, etc.
Example: A new law was passed to make divorce easier and simpler.


loophole
loophole /ˈluːphəʊl/
a mistake in the way a law, contract, etc. has been written that enables people to legally avoid doing something that the law, contract, etc. had intended them to do
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proposition
proposition /prɒpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
an idea or a plan of action that is suggested, especially in business
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