client /ˈklaɪənt/ (noun) a person who uses the services or advice of a professional person or organization Example: We must provide excellent services for our clients, otherwise we will lose them to our competition
commit /kəˈmɪt/ (verb) to do something wrong or illegal Example: It is a good idea to commit a certain percentage of your income to investments
justify /ˈdʒʌstɪfaɪ/ (verb) to show that somebody/something is right or reasonable Example: It's so hard to justify.
law /lɔː/ (noun) a rule that deals with a particular crime, agreement, etc. Example: A new law was passed to make divorce easier and simpler.
crime /kraɪm/ (noun) activities that involve breaking the law Example: He has admitted committing several crimes including two murders.
equity /ˈekwəti/ (noun) the value of a company’s shares Example: He sold his equity in the company last year.
bail /beɪl/ (noun) money that somebody agrees to pay if a person accused of a crime does not appear at their trial. When bail has been arranged, the accused person is allowed to go free until the trial. Example:
defendant /dɪˈfendənt/ (noun) the person in a trial who is accused of committing a crime, or who is being sued by another person Example:
deposition /ˌdepəˈzɪʃn/ (noun) the natural process of leaving a layer of a substance on rocks or soil; a substance left in this way Example:
loophole /ˈluːphəʊl/ (noun) a mistake in the way a law, contract, etc. has been written that enables people to legally avoid doing something that the law, contract, etc. had intended them to do Example:
proposition /ˌprɑːpəˈzɪʃn/ (noun) an idea or a plan of action that is suggested, especially in business Example: