Pronunciation: (ri-mand', -mänd'), [key]
1. to send back, remit, or consign again.
a. to send back (a case) to a lower court from which it was appealed, with instructions as to what further proceedings should be had.
b. (of a court or magistrate) to send back (a prisoner or accused person) into custody, as to await further proceedings.
1. the act of remanding.
2. the state of being remanded.
3. a person remanded.
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