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    Default What is the meaning of the words?

    Hello Everyone,

    What is the meaning of the two underlined words in the following paragraph?


    Instead, after a three-month trial and only a day and a half of deliberations, the 36-year-old Padilla and his foreign-born co-defendants were convicted of conspiracy to murder, kidnap and maim people and two counts of providing material support to terrorists.


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    Default Re: What is the meaning of the words?

    deliberations = the jury's discussion of the evidence presented during the trial.

    two counts = two charges against the accused

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    Default Re: What is the meaning of the words?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    deliberations = the jury's discussion of the evidence presented during the trial.

    two counts = two charges against the accused

    Thanks a lot for your quick reply!!

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