French translation of 'bail'
(= sum of money) caution f
(= temporary release) mise f en liberté provisoire ⧫ mise f en liberté sous caution
Bail was denied. La mise en liberté sous caution a été refusée.
to set bail at ...
Bail was set at half a million dollars. La caution a été fixée à un demi million de dollars.
to grant sb bail [prisoner] accorder à qn la mise en liberté provisoire ⧫ accorder à qn la mise en liberté sous caution
to be on bail être en liberté provisoire ⧫ être sous caution
to be released on bail être libéré(e) sous caution
to jump bail ne pas comparaître au tribunal
1. [prisoner] (also: grant bail to) mettre en liberté sous caution ⧫ mettre en liberté provisoire
2. [boat] (also: bail out) écoper
Phrasal verbsbail out
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Example Sentences Including 'bail'
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Two crews bailed out and lived, while two airmen survived from a third plane.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His parents refused to bail him out.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
All three were bailed to appear at Maidstone crown court next month.The Sun (2016)
He denied fraud and conspiring to steal a motor vehicle at Southwark crown court and was bailed until February.The Sun (2016)
He got her to unblock it, claiming he had been arrested and needed money for bail.The Sun (2016)
He had tried to secure bail but the court refused for fear that he might flee before he could be brought to trial.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He was refused bail and will return to the court in November.The Sun (2013)
Instead the money will help bail out other trusts.The Sun (2006)
My bail is set for $10 million.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
No bail application was made during the short hearing.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
On the day he was due to set off three of the crew bailed out for'personal reasons '.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One of them also skipped town after she had stumped up his 44,000 bail money.The Sun (2016)
She was granted unconditional bail and a trial set for April.The Sun (2016)
She was remanded in custody after being refused bail.The Sun (2017)
The animals, less than a week old, had their back legs secured with orange bailing string.The Sun (2006)
The couple have been bailed pending further investigations after protesting their innocence.The Sun (2012)
The couple were bailed and will be sentenced next month.The Sun (2012)
The defendant was released on bail until his trial next year.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The judge granted him bail but banned him from driving.The Sun (2016)
The player spent a week in jail before being bailed two weeks ago.The Sun (2008)
The three other defendants remain on court bail.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There was no application for bail and no plea was entered.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was no application for bail on his behalf.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
They are also seeking reform of the bail laws.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They were bailed to appear next month at crown court.The Sun (2011)
They were bailed until a court hearing next month.The Sun (2013)
They were granted bail but the judge warned them she was considering a prison sentence and fine.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They were granted bail but told that all sentencing options remained open.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They were sentenced to a month in jail last month and bailed pending appeals.The Sun (2010)
Yesterday both were free on bail pending further inquiries.The Sun (2013)
Yesterday he was bailed to return to court next month.The Sun (2015)
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'bail' in Other Languages
British English: bail /beɪl/ NOUN
Bail is a sum of money that an arrested person or someone else puts forward as a guarantee that the arrested person will attend their trial in a law court. If the arrested person does not attend it, the money is lost.
He was freed on bail pending an appeal.
- American English: bail
- Arabic: كَفَالَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: fiança
- Chinese: 保释
- Croatian: jamčevina
- Czech: kauce
- Danish: kaution
- Dutch: borgsom
- European Spanish: fianza
- Finnish: takausmaksu
- French: caution amende
- German: Freilassung gegen Kaution
- Greek: εγγύηση
- Italian: cauzione
- Japanese: 保釈金
- Korean: 보석
- Norwegian: kausjon
- Polish: kaucja
- European Portuguese: fiança
- Romanian: cauțiune
- Russian: залог
- Spanish: fianza
- Swedish: borgen
- Thai: การประกันตัว
- Turkish: kefalet
- Ukrainian: застава
- Vietnamese: tiền bảo lãnh
Translation of bail from the Collins English to French Dictionary