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jury (s) (noun), juries (pl)
1. A group of individuals, typically 12, whose sworn responsibility in a court of law is to render or to give a verdict (decision) based on the evidence presented in court: "The jury gave a unanimous decision that the victim of the case of fraud was lying."

"The jury found Lee Jacob guilty of murder."

2. A group of individuals who have been selected to judge a competition: "The jury was divided as to which presentation was the most informative."

"The international jury awarded the first prize in the beauty contest to a young African-American woman from Georgia."

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