jury - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈdʒʊəri/
singularjury
pluraljuries
  1. a group of people, usually 12, who judge a court case. Members of a jury are ordinary members of the public: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

    The jury found him guilty of murdering three people.

    The jury returned its verdict after five hoursdeliberation.

    the right to trial by jury