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grand jury

noun [C] /ˈɡrænd ˈdʒʊər·i/
law a group of people who decide whether a person who has been accused of a crime should be given a trial in court or should be released
Translations of “grand jury”
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國)大陪審團…
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国)大陪审团…
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