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ju·ror

 (jo͝or′ər, -ôr′)
n.
1. Law
a. One who serves as a member of a jury.
b. One who awaits or is called for service on a jury.
2. One who serves on a deliberative body analogous to a jury.

[Middle English jurour, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin iūrātor, swearer, from iūrāre, to swear; see jury1.]

juror

(ˈdʒʊərə)
n
1. (Law) a member of a jury
2. (Law) a person whose name is included on a panel from which a jury is selected
3. (Law) a person who takes an oath
[C14: from Anglo-French jurour, from Old French jurer to take an oath, from Latin jūrāre]

ju•ror

(ˈdʒʊər ər, -ɔr)

n.
1. a member of a jury.
2. a member of the panel from which a jury is selected.
3. a person who has taken an oath or sworn allegiance.
[1250–1300; Middle English jurour < Anglo-French (compare Old French jureur) = Old French jur(er) to swear (< Latin jūrāre; see jurat) + -our -or2]

juror

A person who serves on a jury.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juror - someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a juryjuror - someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
foreperson - the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
panelist, panellist - a member of a panel
petit juror, petty juror - a member of a petit jury
Translations
porotce
nævning
esküdt
kviîdómari
giuratojuror
juradojuror
porotca
jüri üyesi

juror

[ˈdʒʊərəʳ] N (Jur) → jurado m; (for contest) → juez m
a woman juroruna miembro del jurado

juror

[ˈdʒʊərər] njuré(e)

juror

nSchöffe m, → Schöffin f; (for capital crimes) → Geschworene(r) mf; (in competition) → Preisrichter(in) m(f), → Jurymitglied nt

juror

[ˈdʒʊərəʳ] n (Law) → giurato/a; (for contest) → membro della 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.
References in classic literature ?
She did it so quickly that the poor little juror (it was Bill, the Lizard) could not make out at all what had become of it; so, after hunting all about for it, he was obliged to write with one finger for the rest of the day; and this was of very little use, as it left no mark on the slate.
And that's the jury-box,' thought Alice, `and those twelve creatures,' (she was obliged to say `creatures,' you see, because some of them were animals, and some were birds,) `I suppose they are the jurors.
He was endeavoring to impress the mind of the grand juror with the merits of a cause now at issue, Along with these was a pedestrian, who, having thrown a rifle frock over his shirt, and placed his best wool hat above his sunburnt visage, had issued from his retreat in the woods by a footpath, and was striving to keep company with the others, on his way to hear and to decide the disputes of his neighbors, as a petit juror.
When the judges were seated, the lawyers had taken possession of the table, and the noise of moving feet had ceased in the area, the proclamations were made in the usual form, the jurors were sworn, the charge was given, and the court proceeded to hear the business before them.
HAVING been summoned to serve as a juror, a Prominent Citizen sent a physician's certificate stating that he was afflicted with softening of the brain.
The facts as they touch Meg are all before you," she added; and Tibby sighed and felt it rather hard that, because of his open mind, he should be empanelled to serve as a juror.
It is not difficult to see, that it would be in the power of those officers to select jurors who would serve the purpose of the party as well as a corrupted bench.
The board of jurors was a large one, containing in all of sixty members.
blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
When they had passed on, and he was left alone again, he resumed his speculation with a new kind of interest; for he recollected that the last person who had seen the suicide alive, had left him very merry, and he remembered how strange he and the other jurors had thought that at the time.
There is no doubt in the mind of anybody that could the victim speak she would claim from the jurors of Seine-et-Oise the man she wishes to make her husband and whom the prosecution would send to the scaffold.
Consider the impossibility of having any respect for your father-in-law under such unpleasant circumstances--think of his having been "viewed" by jurors, and "sat upon" by coroners, and of his very doubtful position in the family ever afterwards.