Mistrial



[mis-trahy-uh l, -trahyl] /mɪsˈtraɪ əl, -ˈtraɪl/

noun, Law.
1.
a terminated without conclusion on the merits of the case because of some error in the proceedings.
2.
an inconclusive , as where the jury cannot agree.
/mɪsˈtraɪəl/
noun
1.
a trial made void because of some error, such as a defect in procedure
2.
(in the US) an inconclusive trial, as when a jury cannot agree on a verdict
n.

1620s; see mis- (1) + trial (n.).

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