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  1. peremptory challenge

    • IPA[pəˈrem(p)t(ə)rē ˈCHalənj]
    • n.
      a defendant's or lawyer's objection to a proposed juror, made without needing to give a reason
    • noun: peremptory challenge, plural noun: peremptory challenges

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    名詞

    • 1. a defendant's or lawyer's objection to a proposed juror, made without needing to give a reason attorneys used their peremptory challenges to exclude jurors based on the crudest racial stereotypes the extent of peremptory challenge