nonjury

adjective
non·​ju·​ry | \ ˌnän-ˈju̇r-ē How to pronounce nonjury (audio) \

Definition of nonjury

: not decided by a jury : not determined in court by a body of arbitrators a nonjury trial

First Known Use of nonjury

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonjury was in 1897

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“Nonjury.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonjury. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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non-jury

adjective
\ ˌnän-ˈju̇r-ē \

Legal Definition of non-jury

: of or relating to a case that is heard and decided by a judge or other qualified judicial officer (as a magistrate) without a jury

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