What is another word for defendant?

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[ dɪfˈɛndənt], [ dɪfˈɛndənt], [ d_ɪ_f_ˈɛ_n_d_ə_n_t]

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At first glance, the defendant may seem like any other person walking the streets. But once you delve a little deeper, it becomes clear that person is very different from the rest of us. That is because the defendant is charged with a crime, and is likely looking at a jail sentence if convicted.

The defendant is someone who has been accused of a crime, and is now standing trial. During the trial, the defendant may be called as a witness, or may be the defendant in the case. The defendant has the opportunity to present evidence in their defence, and to try and win the case.

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