trial

n.
legal proceedings

1) to conduct, hold a trial

2) to bring smb. to trial; to put smb. on trial

3) to stand trial for (he stood trial for embezzlement)

4) to go to trial (the case went to trial)

5) to waive a (jury) trial (the accused waived a jury trial)

6) a fair; speedy trial (to get a fair trial)

7) a closed; court; jury (or: a trial by jury); open, public; show; summary; war-crimes trial

8) at a trial (she testified at his trial)

9) on trial for (he was on trial for murder)

test, experiment

10) a field trial

11) trial by (trial by fire)

12) (misc.) by trial and error

source of worry

13) a trial to (they are a trial to their parents)

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['traɪəl]
hold a trial
to put smb. on trial
war-crimes trial
jury (or: a trial by jury)
speedy trial (to get a fair trial)
(misc.) by trial and error
['legal proceedings'] to conduct
['test, experiment'] a field trial
a closed
a fair
to bring smb. to trial
to stand trial for (he stood trial for embezzlement)
on trial for (he was on trial for murder)
at a trial (she testified at his trial)
to waive a (jury) trial (the accused waived a jury trial)
to go to trial (the case went to trial)
['source of worry'] a trial to (they are a trial to their parents)
trial by (trial by fire)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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