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"grand jury" in British English

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grand jurynoun [C]

uk   /ˌɡrænd ˈdʒʊə.ri/  us   /ˌɡrænd ˈdʒʊr.i/
in the US, a group of people who decide if a person who has been charged with a crime should be given a trial in a law court
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grand jurynoun [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
(Definition of grand jury from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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grand jurynoun [C]

uk   us   US LAW
a group of people who decide if there is enough information to believe that a crime has been committed to begin a trial: Mr. Barney was the first witness to testify before the grand jury. grand jury investigation/testimony/indictment
(Definition of grand jury from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grand jury”
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国)大陪审团…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國)大陪審團…
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