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n. a person charged with a crime.
Source: dictionary.law.com

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"person charged with a crime," 1590s, from past participle of accuse (v.).
Source: etymonline.com

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pl: accused : a person who has been arrested for or formally charged with a crime : the defendant in a criminal case [the shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial "U.S. Constitution ame [..]
Source: dictionary.findlaw.com

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  The individual who is charged with a criminal offensive.
Source: quick-facts.co.uk

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Accused refers to a person who is charged with a criminal offense. Generally, a defendant in a criminal proceeding is an accused.
Source: definitions.uslegal.com

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(n) a defendant in a criminal proceeding
Source: beedictionary.com

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reus
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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The person against whom an accusation is made; one who is charged with a crime or traffic infraction.
Source: courts.state.va.us

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The person against whom an accusation is made.
Source: courts.state.md.us

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The accused is the person charged with a criminal offence. Also known as the Defendant.
Source: justiceeducation.ca

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A person charged with breaking the law. The term defendant is not used in Scotland.
Source: crownoffice.gov.uk

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a person charged with an offence
Source: cps.gov.uk

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The person that is charged with a crime and has to go to criminal court. (See defendant.)
Source: courts.ca.gov

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A person charged with committing a crime or offence. The formal term in solemn proceedings (on indictment before a jury) is "panel" or "pannel". The word "defendant" is not used in Scotland.
Source: scotland-judiciary.org.uk

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the person who is alleged to have committed an offence
Source: victimsupport.act.gov.au

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Person charged with a criminal offence.
Source: lawhandbook.sa.gov.au

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formally charged but not yet tried for committing a crime; the person who has been charged may be called the accused.
Source: victimsofcrime.wa.gov.au

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person charged with committing an offence
Source: legalaid.vic.gov.au

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A person or persons formally charged but not yet put on trial for committing a crime.
Source: victimlaw.org

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A person charged with an offence; the defendant in criminal proceedings.
Source: courts.sa.gov.au

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In criminal law, the accused is a person who appears in court, charged with an offence.
Source: lawgovpol.com

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person who is charged with a crime.
Source: courts.ns.ca

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The person against whom an accusation is made.
Source: mdcourts.gov

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The person appearing in a court charged with committing a criminal offence.
Source: letasa.asn.au

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A person charged with a crime is called an accused in the Supreme and County Courts (and a defendant in the Magistrates' Court). 
Source: opp.vic.gov.au

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A person charged with a crime
Source: nycdefense.com

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The person charged with a criminal offence.
Source: lawmentor.co.uk

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Most often preceded by the definite article the.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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