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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Slang To inform (a suspect) of his or her legal rights: "[The police] Mirandized the . . . kid again, and pinned the Miranda card to his sheet” ( Carsten Stroud).

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  • v. inform an arrested person of his or her constitutional rights

Etymologies

From the US Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

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