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mis·tri·al(mĭs′trī′əl, -trīl′, mĭs-trī′əl, -trīl′)
A trial that is rendered void and of no legal effect because of some serious procedural error or irregularity or because of the inability of the jury to reach a verdict.
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1. (Law) a trial made void because of some error, such as a defect in procedure
2. (Law) (in the US) an inconclusive trial, as when a jury cannot agree on a verdict
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mis•tri•al(mɪsˈtraɪ əl, -ˈtraɪl)
1. a trial terminated without conclusion on the merits of the case because of some prejudicial error in the proceedings.
2. an inconclusive trial, as where the jury cannot agree on a verdict.
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A trial that is invalid because an error has been made or because the jury is unable to agree on a verdict.
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|Noun||1.||mistrial - a trial that is invalid or inconclusive|
trial - (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law; "he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty"; "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"
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mistrial[ˌmɪsˈtraɪəl] N (US, Brit) (invalidated) → juicio m viciado de nulidad (US) (inconclusive) → juicio m nulo por desacuerdo del jurado
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