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Dictionary entry overview: What does bill of attainder mean?
• BILL OF ATTAINDER (noun)
The noun BILL OF ATTAINDER has 1 sense:
1. a legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial
Familiarity information: BILL OF ATTAINDER used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
bills of attainder are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States
Hypernyms ("bill of attainder" is a kind of...):
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