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A group of six to twelve people, unless otherwise agreed to, that is sworn to hear and determine the outcome of a case after hearing both sides’ arguments.


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jury (noun)
a body of persons sworn to give a verdict on some matter submitted to them , especially a body of persons legally selected and sworn to inquire into any matter of fact and to give their verdict according to the evidence
a committee for judging and awarding prizes at a contest or exhibition
one (as the public or test results) that will decide - used especially in the phrase the jury is still out
jury (adjective)
improvised for temporary use especially in an emergency - makeshift a jury mast a jury rig
jury (verb)
transitive verb
to select material as appropriate for exhibition in (as an art show) - used chiefly as a participle a juried show
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