HyperDic: jury

English > 2 senses of the word jury:
NOUNgroupjurya body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
groupjury, panela committee appointed to judge a competition
jury > pronunciation
Soundsjhuh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > jury: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law.
Member ofcourt, tribunal, judicatureAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Membersjuror, juryman, jurywomansomeone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
Narrowergrand juryA jury to inquire into accusations of crime and to evaluate the grounds for indictments
hung juryA jury that is unable to agree on a verdict (the result is a mistrial)
petit jury, petty juryA jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings
special jury, blue ribbon juryA jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishjurado
Catalanjurat
English > jury: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA committee appointed to judge a competition.
Synonympanel
Broadercommittee, commissionA special group delegated to consider some matter
Spanishjurado
Catalanjurat

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