remand centre

noun

(in Britain) an institution to which accused persons are sent for detention while awaiting appearance before a court. Until 1967 remand centres were for young people between 14 and 21 years of age

Nearby words

  1. remains,
  2. remak's sign,
  3. remake,
  4. reman,
  5. remand,
  6. remand home,
  7. remanence,
  8. remanent,
  9. remanent magnetism,
  10. remanufacture

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012