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remand prisoner (rɪˈmɑːnd ˈprɪzənə) 



  1. (law) a prisoner who is sent back into custody (or sometimes admitted to bail) to await trial or continuation of their trial   ⇒ This will mean more remand prisoners being held in police cells.

Example Sentences Including 'remand prisoner'

About 3pm on Saturday, the remand prisoner allegedly stabbed two male guards with a sharpened steel spindle manufactured from a mop bucket.
Australian News Misc (2004)
As a remand prisoner , she should have been held at Mt Eden women's prison, said police.
New Zealand Herald (2004)


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