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|part of speech:
||a body of persons summoned to a court of law who are sworn to hear evidence and give a true verdict in a case.
||a committee formed to make evaluations and determine winners in a competition.
is from an early French word that means "to swear." At the beginning of a trial, the jury members swear to seek the truth and make a fair verdict.
The word jury
contains the following part:
jud, jur, jus
that means justice, law; swear