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jury

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈdʒʊə.ri/ US  /ˈdʒʊr.i/
B2 a group of people who have been chosen to listen to all the facts in a trial in a law court and to decide if a person is guilty or not guilty, or if a claim has been proved: members of the jury The jury has/have been unable to return a verdict (= reach a decision). Police officers aren't usually allowed to be/sit/serve on a jury.Judges and juries C1 a group of people chosen to decide the winner of a competitionPeople who analyse and judgeRefereeing and judging in sport
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