remand ( remands plural & 3rd person present) ( remanding present participle) ( remanded past tense & past participle )
1 verb If a person who is accused of a crime is remanded in custody or on bail, they are told to return to the court at a later date, when their trial will take place.
Carter was remanded in custody for seven days... be V-ed prep
2 n-uncount Remand is used to refer to the process of remanding someone in custody or on bail, or to the period of time until their trial begins. also N in pl, oft N n, on N The remand hearing is often over in three minutes...
remand centre ( remand centres plural ) In Britain, a remand centre is an institution where people who are accused of a crime are sent until their trial begins or until a decision about their punishment has been made. n-count
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