Variant of jury
- a group of people sworn to hear the evidence and inquire into the facts in a law case, and to give a decision in accordance with their findings
- a group of people, often experts, selected to decide the winners and award the prizes in a competition or contest
Origin: Middle English jure from Anglo-French juree from OFr, oath, judicial inquest from Midieval Latin jurata, a jury, properly feminine past participle of Classical Latin jurare, to take an oath, swear from jus (gen. juris), law from Indo-European an unverified form yewos, fixed rule from source Old Irish huisse, just
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