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[vi-nahy-ree-muh n, -neer-ee-] /vɪˈnaɪ ri mən, -ˈnɪər i-/
noun, plural veniremen. Law.
a person summoned under a venire facias.
Origin of venireman
1770-80, Americanism; venire (see venire facias) + man1 Unabridged
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  • The trial court dismissed the venireman to whom the prosecutor had addressed his remarks.
  • However, the challenge that was accepted was when a venireman was both a bank employee and familiar with law enforcement officers.
  • The other strike was used against a venireman who stated that a video would be helpful to support a conviction.
  • Furthermore, no juror summoned as a special venireman shall be impaneled or serve on more than one jury.
British Dictionary definitions for venireman


noun (pl) -men
(in the US and formerly in England) a person summoned for jury service under a venire facias
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