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The location in a courtroom where the parties and witnesses offer their testimony. To appear in court; to submit to the jurisdiction of the court.

To stand trial, for example, means to try, or be tried on, a particular issue in a particular court.


(Position), noun attitude, belief, bent, bias, inclination, leaning, opinion, outlook, point of view, position, slant, standpoint, vantage point, view, viewpoint


(Witness' place in court), noun booth, box, place, platform, position, post, stall, station, witness box, witness stand
See also: bear, belief, desist, endure, halt, last, lie, opine, opinion, outlook, remain, resist, resistance, rest, stay, suffer, thesis, tolerate, withstand

TO STAND. To abide by a thing; to submit to a decision; to comply with an agreement; to have validity, as the judgment must stand.

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Prior to the July 2016 ruling, the officials who stood trial were Arroyo, Reynaldo Villar, former PCSO budget and accounts manager Benigno Aguas and former PCSO board officials Manuel Morato, Raymundo Roquero and Jose Taruc V.
In another case, a 31-year-old Egyptian technician also stood trial in the Court of First Instance on Sunday on the charge of using hashish.
But several years later, he was restored to competency and stood trial in Indiana state court--with counsel representing him.