• (RP) IPA: /ɹɪˈmɑːnd/
  • (GA) IPA: /ɹəˈmænd/

remand (uncountable)

  1. The act of sending an accused person back into custody whilst awaiting trial.
    • 2007, Andrew Ewang Sone, Readings in the Cameroon Criminal Procedure Code, p. 139:
      As earlier stated, remand in custody under the new Code is an exceptional measure.
  2. The act of an appellate court sending a matter back to a lower court for review or disposal.
    • 2010, Steven Baicker-McKee, ‎John B. Corr, A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, p. 102:
      If remand is based on a failure of federal subject matter jurisdiction or a shortcoming in the process of removal, the remand becomes effective even earlier...
  • French: maintien (en détention préventive)
  • German: Präventivhaft
  • French: renvoi (devant une autre cour)
  • German: Zurückverweisung

remand (remands, present participle remanding; past and past participle remanded)

  1. To send a prisoner back to custody.
  2. To send a case back to a lower court for further consideration.
  3. (obsolete) To send back.
    • Remand it to its former place.
  • German: zurückverweisen

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