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Noun Concept
Categories: Law enforcement terminology, Criminals by status, Articles with short description, Criminal law legal terms, All articles with vague or ambiguous time
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defendant  suspect  accused  actor  Civil defendant
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A person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused WordNet 3.0
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A person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In law enforcement jargon, a suspect is a known person accused or suspected of committing a crime. Wikipedia
In court proceedings, a defendant is a person or object who is the party either accused of committing a crime in criminal prosecution or against whom some type of civil relief is being sought in a civil case. Wikipedia
Person suspected of committing a crime. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Accused person Wikidata
Known person suspected of committing a crime Wikidata
Any party who is required to answer the complaint of a plaintiff in a civil lawsuit before a court. OmegaWiki
A person who is suspected of something, in particular of committing a crime. OmegaWiki
In criminal proceedings, the accused. Wiktionary