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ju·ry 1

 (jo͝or′ē)
n. pl. ju·ries
1. Law A body of persons selected to decide a verdict in a legal case, based upon the evidence presented, after being given instructions on the applicable law. Also called petit jury, trial jury.
2. A committee that judges contestants or applicants, as in a competition or exhibition; a panel of judges.
tr.v. ju·ried, ju·ry·ing, ju·ries
To judge or evaluate by a jury: jurying submitted samples for a crafts fair.

[Middle English jure, from Anglo-Norman juree, from feminine past participle of jurer, to swear, from Latin iūrāre, from iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.]

ju·ry 2

 (jo͝or′ē)
adj. Nautical
Intended or designed for temporary use; makeshift: a jury sail.

[From jury-rig.]

jury

(ˈdʒʊərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Law) a group of, usually twelve, people sworn to deliver a true verdict according to the evidence upon a case presented in a court of law. See also grand jury, petit jury
2. a body of persons appointed to judge a competition and award prizes
3. the jury is still out informal it has not yet been decided or agreed on
[C14: from Old French juree, from jurer to swear; see juror]

jury

(ˈdʒʊərɪ)
adj
(Nautical Terms) chiefly nautical (in combination) makeshift: jury-rigged.
[C17: of unknown origin]

ju•ry1

(ˈdʒʊər i)

n., pl. -ries, n.
1. a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question or questions submitted to them, esp. such a group selected by law and sworn to examine the evidence in a case and render a verdict to a court.
2. a group of persons chosen to adjudge prizes, awards, etc., as in a competition.
Idioms:
the jury is (still) out, a decision, determination, or opinion has yet to be rendered: The jury is still out on a location for the new museum.
v.t.
3. to select or evaluate (entries), as by means of a jury.
[1250–1300; Middle English jurie, juree < Old French juree oath, juridical inquiry, n. use of feminine past participle of jurer to swear; see juror]
ju′ry•less, adj.
usage: See collective noun.

ju•ry2

(ˈdʒʊər i)

adj.
makeshift or temporary, as for an emergency: a jury mast; a jury rig.
[1610–20; perhaps to be identified with late Middle English i(u)were help, aid, aph. form of Old French ajurie, derivative of aidier to aid]

Jury

 a group of people empaneled to reach a verdict in a trial or to award prizes in a competitive event; a dozen people.
Examples: jury of the apostles, 1649.

jury

A group of citizens summoned to a court to hear a case and give a verdict.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of lawjury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
grand jury - a jury to inquire into accusations of crime and to evaluate the grounds for indictments
hung jury - a jury that is unable to agree on a verdict (the result is a mistrial)
petit jury, petty jury - a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings
blue ribbon jury, special jury - a jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues
juror, juryman, jurywoman - someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
2.jury - a committee appointed to judge a competition
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
Translations
المُحَكِّمين في المبارياتالـمُحَلَّفُونَمُحَلَّفون، هَيئَة مُحَلَّفين
porota
jurynævningdommerkomite
lautamiehistöraatituomarineuvostotuomaristovalamiehistö
porota
esküdtszékzsűri
dómnefndkviîdómur
審判団陪審陪審員
배심
prisiekusiejiprisiekusysisvertinimo komisijažiuri
žūrijazvērinātiezvērināto tiesa
porota
porota
jury
คณะลูกขุน
jüriyarışma jürisi
bồi thẩm đoàn

jury

[ˈdʒʊərɪ]
A. Njurado m
trial by juryproceso con jurado
to serve or be on a juryser miembro de un jurado
the jury is still out on that oneeso está por ver, no hay una opinión clara sobre eso
B. CPD jury box Ntribuna f del jurado
jury duty N to do jury dutyactuar como jurado
jury rigging Namaño m de un jurado GRAND JURY

jury

[ˈdʒʊəri] n
(in court of law)jury m
trial by jury → jugement par jury
the jury is still out (= it has not yet been decided) → cela reste à voir
The jury is out on whether or not this is true → Reste à voir si c'est vrai.jury box nbanc m des jurésjury duty n (US, Scottish) to do jury duty → faire partie d'un juryjury foreman n (in court of law)chef m du jury

jury

n
(Jur) the jurydie Schöffen pl, → die Jury; (for capital crimes) → die Geschworenen pl; they don’t have juries theredort gibt es keine Schöffengerichte or keine Jury or (for capital crimes) → keine Schwurgerichte; to sit or be on the jurySchöffe/Geschworener sein; Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jurymeine Damen und Herren Schöffen/Geschworenen; the jury is (still) out (lit)die Schöffen/Geschworenen beraten noch; (fig)es ist noch nichts entschieden; the jury is out on whether this is truees ist noch nicht heraus, ob das stimmt
(for examination) → Prüfungsausschuss m; (for exhibition, competition) → Jury f, → Preisgericht nt

jury

:
jury box
nSchöffenbank f; (for capital crimes) → Geschworenenbank f
juryman
nSchöffe m; (for capital crimes) → Geschworene(r) m
jury rig
n (Naut) → Hilfstakelage f, → Nottakelage f
jury service
nSchöffenamt nt; (for capital crimes) → Amt ntdes Geschworenen; to do jurySchöffe/Geschworener sein; he’s never been called for juryer wurde nie als Schöffe/Geschworener berufen
jury system
nJurysystem nt, → Schöffengerichte pl; (for capital crimes) → Schwurgerichte pl
jurywoman
nSchöffin f; (for capital crimes) → Geschworene f

jury

[ˈdʒʊərɪ] n (Law) (for contest) → giuria
to serve on a jury → far parte di una giuria

jury

(ˈdʒuəri) plural ˈjuries noun
1. a group of people legally selected to hear a case and to decide what are the facts, eg whether or not a prisoner accused of a crime is guilty. The verdict of the jury was that the prisoner was guilty of the crime.
2. a group of judges for a competition, contest etc. The jury recorded their votes for the song contest.
ˈjuror, ˈjuryman nouns
a member of a jury in a law court.

jury

الـمُحَلَّفُونَ porota jury Geschworene σώμα ενόρκων jurado valamiehistö jury porota giuria 陪審 배심 jury jury sąd przysięgłych júri присяжные jury คณะลูกขุน jüri bồi thẩm đoàn 陪审团
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Consider the whole machinery of the civil law made necessary by these processes; the libraries of ponderous tomes, the courts and juries to interpret them, the lawyers studying to circumvent them, the pettifogging and chicanery, the hatreds and lies
But juries are frequently influenced by the opinions of judges.
the little fellow looked as well pleased as if it had been given by all the judges and juries in England put together.
No blame attached to the officers"--that lying and disaster-breeding verdict so common to our softhearted juries is seldom rendered in France.
All my instincts are one way, and all the facts are the other, and I much fear that British juries have not yet attained that pitch of intelligence when they will give the preference to my theories over Lestrade's facts.
If you had been a man, you would have made a good lawyer-- you would have taken juries by the scruff of their necks.
kinds of testimony which juries are supposed to be unfit to be
It maintains luxurious lobbies* at every state capital, and at the national capital; and in all the cities and towns of the land it employs an immense army of pettifoggers and small politicians whose business is to attend primaries, pack conventions, get on juries, bribe judges, and in every way to work for its interests.
I will simply call your attention to the fact that your modern systems of popular election, of two chambers, and of juries all had their origin in provincial and oecumenical councils, and in the episcopate and college of cardinals; but there is this difference,--the views of civilization held by our present-day philosophy seem to me to fade away before the sublime and divine conception of Catholic communion, the type of a universal social communion brought about by the word and the fact that are combined in religious dogma.
Well, and about the business of the agora, dealings and the ordinary dealings between man and man, or again about agreements with the commencement with artisans; about insult and injury, of the commencement of actions, and the appointment of juries, what would you say?
If you make the criminal code sanguinary, juries will not convict.
Juries are always less favourable to us than to other people.