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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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