ju·​ror | \ ˈju̇r-ər How to pronounce juror (audio) , ˈju̇r-ˌȯr How to pronounce juror (audio) , ˈjər- \

Definition of juror

1a : a member of a jury
b : a person summoned to serve on a jury
2 : a person who takes an oath (as of allegiance)

Examples of juror in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The revelation startled the defense team and prosecutors, who both agreed the juror should be dismissed. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 1 June 2022 One juror was dismissed for playing Sudoku and another for her Buddhist faith. New York Times, 3 Jan. 2022 The Black juror was dismissed after their number was pulled by the court’s clerk, who customarily is tasked with pulling the numbers from the tumbler. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 17 Nov. 2021 Schroeder has not addressed the backlash over Thursday's remarks, which came a week after a juror in the trial was dismissed for making a joke about the police shooting of Jacob Blake. NBC News, 12 Nov. 2021 As court got underway Friday, a female juror was dismissed at her request because of medical conditions surrounding her pregnancy. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 Nov. 2021 The art call received 155 submissions from Massachusetts and surrounding states, and the Arts in Bloom juror Sorin Bica, selected 40 for display in this year’s exhibition. Grace Gilson, BostonGlobe.com, 18 May 2022 If even one juror votes for life without parole, that will be the sentence imposed on the former Stoneman Douglas student. Terry Spencer, Sun Sentinel, 13 May 2022 The exhibit will be held virtually and kicks off with an online reception where juror Mike Hernandez will showcase each piece and announce winners. oregonlive, 20 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of juror

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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4 Jul 2022

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“Juror.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juror. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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ju·​ror | \ ˈju̇r-ər How to pronounce juror (audio) \

Kids Definition of juror

: a member of a jury


ju·​ror | \ ˈju̇r-ər, -ˌȯr How to pronounce juror (audio) \

Legal Definition of juror

: a member of a jury an alternate juror broadly : an individual who is summoned but not yet selected to serve on a jury

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