Definition of mistrial noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈtraɪəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈtraɪəl//
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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(North American English) a trial in which the jury cannot reach a decision
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mistrial