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juror

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʊərə
 
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Definition of juror in English:

noun

1A member of a jury.
Example sentences
  • A basic predicate of jury service is the juror's ability to render a fair and impartial verdict.
  • And I have been heartened by the knowledge that judges have sat on juries or been potential jurors in the USA.
  • But it also avoids the half remembered, anachronistic memory of the juror in the jury room.
2 historical A person taking an oath, especially one of allegiance. Compare with Nonjuror.
Example sentences
  • If the Biblical or the mishnaic oath is imposed, the juror must swear by the name of Yhwh and must hold a Bible or a sacred object in his hands.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French jureor, from Latin jurator, from jurare 'swear', from jus, jur- 'law'.

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