Definition of trial by jury
- I demand my right to a trial by jury.
: the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue
: the action or process of trying or putting to the proof : test
: a preliminary contest (as in a sport)
: of, relating to, or used in a trial
: made or done as a test or experiment
: used or tried out in a test or experiment
: 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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