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 (və-nī′rē, -nîr′ē)
1. A writ issued by a judge to a sheriff directing the summons of prospective jurors. Also called venire facias.
2. The panel of prospective jurors from which a jury is selected.

[Short for Middle English venire facias, from Medieval Latin venīre (faciās), (you should cause) to come, a phrase used in the writ, from Latin; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]


(Law) law a group of people who are summoned to serve on a jury
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Noun1.venire - (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)
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"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Dale Verran, Denison's Vice President of Exploration, commented, "We are not only impressed by the high-grades confirmed by the assay results, but also the substantial thicknesses of the mineralized lenses.
Coulthwaite L, Verran J (2007) Potential pathogenic aspects of denture plaque.
17), e invoca para defenderlo a sus aliadas mas cercanas: Judith Butler, Helen Verran, Charis Thompson y Marilyn Strathern; y a su autor fetiche, Whitehead.
Verran H (2002) A postcolonial moment in science studies: Alternative firing regimes of environmental scientists and Aboriginal landowners.
The importance of mediation and reflection undergirds the idea of a knowable natural world 'out there', independent of both humans and non-humans who are only potential knowers by means of representation (Barad, 2003; Latour, 2004a; Rorty, 1979; Verran, 1998).
Callon 1986), it now has turned more and more to the transformative, fluid aspects of actor-networks, especially in the work of Helen Verran (2001) and Annemarie Mol, which has earned them the label "Post-ANT".
Allen, NS, Edge, M, Ortega, A, Sandoval, G, Liauw, CM, Verran, J, Stratton, J, McIntyre, RB, "Degradation and Stabilisation of Polymers and Coatings: Nano Versus Pigmentary Titania Particles.
28) usaron la hipnosis exclusivamente en pacientes con cancer de mama y encontraron una mejoria significativa en el insomnio usando la escala Verran y Snyder-Halpert, despues de cuatro sesiones.
Functional mobility is a component of most daily activities, including bathing, dressing, toileting, preparing meals, and cleaning house (Bolding, Adler, Tipton-Burton, Verran, & Lillie, 2013; James, 2009).
Further, in the world of adult learning there are examples in Australia that we could learn from and potentially apply to schooling--for example ranger education programs (Ayre & Verran, 2010) and more academic structures in universities (see Nakata et al.
This research is part of a larger study that evaluated the effects of patient, organizational, and nursing unit characteristics on patient safety and quality outcomes (Effken, Brewer, Patil, Lamb, Verran, & Carley, 2005; Verran, 2004).
Helen Verran has written extensively on one such mathematical system.