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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A group of people who hears the facts of a court case and reaches a verdict.

Usage examples (36)
  • A fox should not be of the jury at a goose's trial.
  • Our word jury comes from a Latin word which means to promise or swear.
  • ‘There’s no focal point with a jury; the jury is the public itself.
  • I remember one of those sorrowful farces, in Virginia, which we call a jury trial. for more
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  • The "jury" (a committee with judging authority) awarded financial reparations for the "jewelry" (precious stones or metals worn for adornment) stolen from the "Jewry" (the Jewish people) during the war.
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