Definition of hung jury
- The trial ended with a hung jury and the judge declared a mistrial.
: past tense and past participle of hang
: unable to reach a decision or verdict
: a body of persons sworn to give a verdict on some matter submitted to them
: a committee for judging and awarding prizes at a contest or exhibition
: one (such as the public or test results) that will decide
: to select material as appropriate for exhibition in (something, such as an art show)
: improvised for temporary use especially in an emergency : makeshift
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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