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He now faces a murder trial next year. The Sun (2016)Throughout his trial the court heard that he viewed himself as special. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are trials of drugs to cut toxic protein that destroy healthy brain tissue. The Sun (2016)Age is no barrier to being tried as long as the trial is fair and the evidence is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The trial continues at Exeter crown court. The Sun (2017)This international friendly was significant because it was being used to trial TV replays. The Sun (2016)My proudest day was when I passed the club trials. The Sun (2016)He tried to get on to many trials but he just didn't fit the criteria - they are very strict. The Sun (2016)Tomorrow is expected to be the final day of evidence in their trial. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The previous trial collapsed last autumn when jurors could not reach a verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She is still playing polo and competing in horse trials. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We thus conclude that the trial court erred in dismissing them as a matter of law. Christianity Today (2000)The notion of a fair trial is not limited to those in the dock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One has begun sea trials and three more are under construction. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is the time of ongoing war crimes trials. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We may soon be able to test drugs in clinical trials. The Sun (2010)But time and trial and error helped me get rid of the shakes. The Sun (2009)The hearings and trials were only closed performances. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why were the other clubs not on trial? Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)Trials are underway using a synthetic form of the chemical in eye drops for use at home. The Sun (2013)The trial laws replace pure power with technical proficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We could refrain from naming anyone in a case until trial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Members currently in a trial can apply but tickets will only be sent out after successful completion of the trial period. The Sun (2014)His trials were only just beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But they've got to prove their worth in a series of gruelling trials first. The Sun (2006)The trial will test public reaction and whether PCs are comfortable with the jackets. The Sun (2012)This House of Grief uses a murder trial to draw a portrait of a family. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'trial'
British English: trial /ˈtraɪəl/ NOUN
A trial is a formal meeting in a law court, at which a judge and jury listen to evidence and decide whether a person is guilty of a crime.
New evidence showed the police lied at the trial.
- American English: trial
- Arabic: مُحَاكَمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: julgamento
- Chinese: 审理 LAW
- Croatian: suđenje
- Czech: soudní proces
- Danish: retssag
- Dutch: rechtzaak
- European Spanish: juicio
- Finnish: oikeudenkäynti
- French: procès
- German: Gerichtsverfahren
- Greek: δίκη
- Italian: processo giudizio
- Japanese: 裁判
- Korean: 재판
- Norwegian: rettssak
- Polish: proces rozprawa
- European Portuguese: julgamento
- Romanian: proces(jur.)
- Russian: испытание
- Spanish: juicio
- Swedish: försök
- Thai: การไต่สวน การไต่สวน
- Turkish: duruşma
- Ukrainian: судове засідання
- Vietnamese: phiên tòa
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