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juror

[ joor-er, -awr ]
/ ˈdʒʊər ər, -ɔr /
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noun

one of a group of persons sworn to deliver a verdict in a case submitted to them; member of a jury.
one of the panel from which a jury is selected.
one of a group of people who judge a competition.
a person who has taken an oath or sworn allegiance.

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Origin of juror

1250–1300; Middle English jurour<Anglo-French (compare Old French jureur), equivalent to Old French jur(er) to swear (<Latin jūrāre) + -our-or2

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH juror

jurist, juror
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British Dictionary definitions for juror

juror
/ (ˈdʒʊərə) /

noun

a member of a jury
a person whose name is included on a panel from which a jury is selected
a person who takes an oath

Word Origin for juror

C14: from Anglo-French jurour, from Old French jurer to take an oath, from Latin jūrāre
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