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PETIT JURY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does petit jury mean? 

PETIT JURY (noun)
  The noun PETIT JURY has 1 sense:

1. a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings

  Familiarity information: PETIT JURY used as a noun is very rare.


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PETIT JURY (noun)


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Meaning:

A jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

petit jury; petty jury

Hypernyms ("petit jury" is a kind of...):

jury (a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law)

Meronyms (members of "petit jury"):

petit juror; petty juror (a member of a petit jury)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


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