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Definition of mistrial noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mistrial

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmɪsˌtraɪəl//
     
    (law)
     
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  1. 1a trial that is not considered valid because of a mistake in the way it has been conducted
  2. 2 a trial in which the jury cannot reach a decision
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mistrial