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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 ?
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.
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.
"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. He had never been interested in human beings, for which one must blame him, but he had had rather too much of them at Wickham Place.
Under cover of the night, the feeble-minded beadle comes flitting about Chancery Lane with his summonses, in which every juror's name is wrongly spelt, and nothing rightly spelt but the beadle's own name, which nobody can read or wants to know.
'There is no date to that, is there?' inquired a juror.
`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.' She said this last word two or three times over to herself, being rather proud of it: for she thought, and rightly too, that very few little girls of her age knew the meaning of it at all.
This, in its turn, was succeeded by the list of the witnesses, and by the names of the jurors
It was to be a part of my duty, as one of the jurors, to pass not only upon the exhibits of the coloured schools, but also upon those of the white schools.
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.
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.
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.
A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors. In order to effect this purpose it is necessary to supply a contrast in the person of one who is called the defendant, the prisoner, or the accused.