remand centre

remand centre
remand centre noun
In the UK, a place of detention for those on remand or awaiting trial
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Main Entry:remand

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remand centre UK US noun [countable] [singular remand centre plural remand centres] british
a place where people are kept while they wait for the date of their trial
Thesaurus: types of prison or detension centrehyponym informal words for prisonsynonym

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noun, pl ⋯ -tres [count]
Brit law : a jail for people who are waiting for trial or sentencing

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reˈmand centre [remand centre] noun (BrE)
a place where young people are sent when they are accused of a crime and are waiting for their trial

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