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peremptory challenge

noun, Law.
a formal objection to the service of a juror by a party to a criminal prosecution or a civil action that requires no showing of cause.
Origin of peremptory challenge
First recorded in 1520-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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