Learner's definition of JURY
1 : a group of people who are members of the public and are chosen to make a decision in a legal case
The jury failed to reach a verdict.
The jury found the defendant guilty/innocent. = The jury returned a verdict of guilty/innocent.
She was selected to serve/sit on a jury.
(US) She was selected for jury duty. = (Brit) She was selected for jury service.
I demand my right to a trial by jury. = I demand my right to a jury trial. [=a trial that is decided by a jury]
2 : a group of people who decide the winners in a contest
jury is outinformal
◊ If you say the jury is still out on something, you mean that something has not yet been decided or has not yet become clear.