January 5, 2013
- Word: “Arraignment”
Meaning: To call a defendant before a court to answer to an indictment. Example:Arraigned on that indictment within two months of the court of appeal's order. Pronounciation:ar+raign+ment
- Word: "Indictment"
Meaning: a formal written statement framed by a prosecuting authority and found by a jury (as a grand jury) charging a person with an offense. Example: The grand jury has handed down indictments against several mobsters. Pronounciation: in+dict+ment