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ar·raign·ment

arraignment

 
pronunciation:
reIn mnt
part of speech: noun
definition: an instance of being brought before a court of law to respond to a charge or indictment.
The suspect claimed to be innocent when arrested, but he pleaded guilty at his arraignment.She's in police custody now, and her arraignment is scheduled for next week.