• IPA: /əˈɹeɪn/

arraign (arraigns, present participle arraigning; past and past participle arraigned)

  1. To officially charge someone in a court of law.
    He was arraigned in Washington, D.C., on the 25th of that month on charges of treason.
  2. To call to account, or accuse, before the bar of reason, taste, or any other tribunal.
    • They will not arraign you for want of knowledge.
    • It is not arrogance, but timidity, of which the Christian body should now be arraigned by the world.
Translations Noun

arraign (plural arraigns)

  1. Arraignment.
    the clerk of the arraigns

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