American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of putting a person through a second trial for an offense for which he or she has already been prosecuted or convicted.
- n. law The act of trying someone twice for the same offense, especially after an acquittal in the first trial.
- n. the prosecution of a defendant for a criminal offense for which he has already been tried; prohibited in the fifth amendment to the United States Constitution
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