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Related to pretrial: pretrial conference
A proceeding held before an official trial, especially to clarify points of law and facts.
1. Existing or occurring before a trial: pretrial detention; pretrial hearings.
2. Of or relating to a pretrial.
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pre•tri•al(priˈtraɪ əl, -ˈtraɪl)
1. a proceeding held by a judge, arbitrator, etc., before a trial to clarify issues of law and fact and stipulate certain matters between the parties.adj.
2. of or pertaining to such a proceeding.
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|Noun||1.||pretrial - (law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried; more useful in civil than in criminal cases|
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adj (Jur) → vor der Hauptverhandlung
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