mistrial: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mis-trī'ul, -trīl'), [key]
— n. Law.
  1. a trial terminated without conclusion on the merits of the case because of some error in the proceedings.
  2. an inconclusive trial, as where the jury cannot agree.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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