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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Fifth′ Amend′ment(n.)

  1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing chiefly that no person be required to testify against himself or herself in a criminal case or be subjected to double jeopardy.

    Category: Government

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fifth Amendment(noun)

    an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that imposes restrictions on the government's prosecution of persons accused of crimes; mandates due process of law and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy; requires just compensation if private property is taken for public use

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  1. Fifth Amendment(Noun)

    The fifth amendment to the US constitution.

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