Definition of Foreperson

1. Noun. The presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf.

Specialized synonyms: Foreman, Forelady, Forewoman
Generic synonyms: Juror, Juryman, Jurywoman



Definition of Foreperson

1. Noun. A foreman or forewoman. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreperson

foreordinate
foreordinated
foreordinates
foreordinating
foreordination
foreordinations
forepart
foreparts
forepast
forepaw
forepaws
forepeak
forepeaks
forepeople
foreperson (current term)
forepersons
foreplan
foreplane
foreplanes
foreplans
foreplays
forepossessed
foreprize
foreprized
foreprizes
foreprizing
forepromised

Literary usage of Foreperson

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1. Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court ...by Tracy M. Godwin by Tracy M. Godwin (1998)
"When you have reached a unanimous verdict, have your foreperson fill out and sign the jury verdict form. As a jury, you may also make an explanatory ..."

2. Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (1995) by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The court shall ap- point one of the jurors to be foreperson and another to be ... The foreperson shall have power to administer oaths and affirmations and ..."

3. Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The foreperson shall have power to administer oaths and affirmations and shall ... The foreperson or another juror designated by the foreperson shall keep a ..."

4. Claudine the Circus Woman by Timothy J. Quinlan (2000)
""Madam foreperson, please publish your verdict in this case of State ... There was a pause and the foreperson turned to look at me as she continued: ..."

5. Report of the Missouri Task Force on Gender and Justice (1994)
"There was a seeming disparity between the opinions of judges and lawyers surveyed concerning how frequently a female is elected as a jury foreperson. ..."

6. Managing the Monster: Urban Waste and Governance in Africa by Adepoju G. Onibokun (1999)
"Post Number Project manager, Urban Sanitation Committee 1 Supervisors 4 Superintendent 12 foreperson 6 Drivers 17 Collectors (operate with trucks) 50 ..."

7. Candlelight by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"She said the foreperson of the Grand Jury “was not a very strong person” and “much was left out of the final report that should have been in. ..."

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