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English definition of “the jury is (still) out”

the jury is (still) out

C2 If the jury is (still) out on a subject, people do not yet know the answer or have not yet decided if it is good or bad: The jury's still out on the safety of irradiated food.Doubt and ambivalenceHesitating
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