detention on remand


detention on remand
prolongation of custody or detention

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • remand — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English remaunden, from Anglo French remander, from Late Latin remandare to send back word, from Latin re + mandare to order more at mandate Date: 15th century to order back: as a. to send back (a case) to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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