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Main Entry: ju·ry
Pronunciation: primarystressjudot(schwa)r-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural juries
Etymology: Middle English jure "jury," derived from early French jurer "to swear," from Latin jurare (same meaning), from jur-, jus "right, law" --related to JUDGE, JUST
1 : a body of persons sworn to inquire into a matter of fact and give their verdict
2 : a committee that judges and awards prizes at an exhibition or contest

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