Definition of "retrial" []

  • A second trial, as of a legal case. (noun)
  • A second or new trial, esp of a case that has already been adjudicated upon (noun)

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Use "retrial" in a sentence
  • "The impeached former Illinois governor's retrial is set to start in January, when the mayoral campaign should be in full swing."
  • "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."