Definition of 'hung'
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His first trial on obstruction charges ended in a hung jury. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her previous trial earlier this year resulted in a hung jury. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first time there was a hung jury, and the second time he was acquitted. Trauma and Recovery (1992)A sheet is hung round each bed in an attempt at privacy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The trial, which became a national sensation, finally ended with a hung jury. Christianity Today (2000)He was convicted on that charge in a second criminal trial in May 2004 after the first trial ended in a hung jury. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The trial ended with a hung jury, and that sent the family reeling again, back to a place full of stress and dread. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: hung ADJECTIVE
A hung jury, parliament, or council is the situation that occurs when a group is unable to reach a decision because there is not a clear majority of its members in favour of any one decision.
In the event of a hung parliament, he would still fight for everything in the manifesto.
- American English: hung
- Brazilian Portuguese: indeciso
- Chinese: > 未能作出裁定的陪审团因意见不一致而
- European Spanish: indeciso
- French: sans majorité
- German: ohne Mehrheit
- Italian: che non può deliberare per mancanza di una maggioranza
- Japanese: 絶対多数の政党が存在しない
- Korean: > 결정을 못 하는과반수 찬성표를 얻지 못해
- European Portuguese: indeciso
- Spanish: indeciso
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