What is another word for peremptory?

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[ pˈɛɹɪmptəɹˌi], [ pˈɛɹɪmptəɹˌi], [ p_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_m_p_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi]

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Peremptory means "The power to dismiss (a juror) without giving a reason." It is a legal term used in witness examination, in admiralty law, and in some civil law jurisdictions. A peremptory challenge allows a party or witness to refuse to answer (or to answer in a particular way) a question on the grounds that the person being questioned cannot be fair and impartial.

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