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jury

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈdʒʊəri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court
(e.g: the jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts)


Phrases:
- the jury is out

Origin:
late Middle English: from Old French juree ‘oath, inquiry’, from Latin jurata, feminine past participle of jurare ‘swear’ (see juror)


[ˈdʒʊəri], (Verb)

Definitions:
- judge (an art or craft exhibition or exhibit)
(e.g: the exhibition was juried by a nationally acclaimed artist)


Phrases:
- the jury is out

Origin:


[ˈdʒʊəri], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of a mast or other fitting) improvised or temporary
(e.g: we need to get that jury rudder fixed)


Phrases:

Origin:
early 19th century: independent usage of the first element of early 17th-century jury-mast ‘temporary mast’, of uncertain origin (compare with jury-rigged)







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