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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court.

Usage examples (37)
  • The victim's mother called the retrial like "pouring salt into a wound over and over."
  • A jury deadlocked on the other 23 charges he faced -- and a retrial is expected early next year.
  • Well that´s the Italian equivalent, as Patrizia´s retrial is about to commence in the Court of Appeals in Venice.
  • The impeached former Illinois governor's retrial is set to start in January, when the mayoral campaign should be in full swing. for more
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