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  1. double jeopardy

    英式

    • n.
      the prosecution or punishment of a person twice for the same offence;risk or disadvantage incurred from two sources simultaneously
    • noun: double jeopardy

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. North American the prosecution or punishment of a person twice for the same offence he can still be prosecuted on that charge without double jeopardy
    • North American risk or disadvantage incurred from two sources simultaneously he is in double jeopardy, unable to speak either language adequately