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Второй всероссийской дистанционной олимпиады по английскому языку
для студентов-гуманитариев

"Just Train Your Brain"

Study the definitions and complete the crossword.



1. (n.) A body of lay people (usually six or twelve), selected as prescribed by law to render a verdict in a trial.
4. (v.) To release a person from punishment; to exempt from penalty.
5. (n.) Something that is passed down from preceding generations.
6. (n.) A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for legislative, religious, or social purposes.
7. (n.) A person who inherits all the property of a deceased person, as by descent, relationship, will, or legal process.
8. (n.) A place where legal justice is administered; a judicial tribunal duly constituted for the hearing and determination of cases.
9. (adj.) Relating to punishment, or prescribing punishment.
11. (n.) The party against which a legal action or suit is brought in a court of law (opposed to plaintiff).
14. (adj.) Relating to a monarch.
17. (v.) To provide convicts with guidance and instruction, to give offenders beneficial treatment aimed at restitution of positive skills and attitudes.
19. (v.) To declare not guilty of a crime or offence; release or clear from a charge.
21. (n.) A natural resident of a country, city or town, entitled to vote and enjoy the protection of government.
22. (v.) To declare illegal, to place under a ban; to prohibit.
23. (n.) Freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control.
24. (n.) A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.
27. (n.) A monarch or other supreme ruler.
29. (n.) A systematically arranged and comprehensive collection of laws.
31. (n.) The form or system of rule by which a state, community, etc., is governed; the governing body of persons in a state, community, etc.
34. (n.) The power to enforce laws, control, command, determine, or judge.
35. (n.) An examination of a cause before a court of law with the aim of determining a person's guilt or innocence.
36. (n.) A public vote upon candidates, propositions, etc.
37. (n) A punishment imposed for a violation of law or rule.


2. (n.) A person authorized to act as an official delegate or agent.
3. (n.) A person who has devised a law or a code of laws.
8. (v.) To find or prove someone guilty of an offense or crime, especially by the verdict of a court.
10. (n.) A class of persons distinguished by high birth or rank (in Great Britain including dukes, marquises, earls and barons).
12. (n) A judicial decision of the punishment to be inflicted on the person who has been found guilty.
13. (adj.) Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.
15. (n.) A sum of money levied on incomes, property, sales, etc., by government.
16. (n.) Proper administration of laws.
18. (n.) The documentary or oral statements and the material objects admissible as testimony in court.
20. (n.) An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
25. (n.) Cruel or unjust use of power.
26. (n.) The basic principles and laws of a nation, state, or social group that determine the powers and duties of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people.
28. (v.) To apply for review of a case or particular issue to a higher tribunal.
30. (n.) A formal written request, often signed by those endorsing it, that is addressed to a person or group of persons in authority, soliciting some favour, right, mercy, or other benefit.
32. (adj.) Legally qualified to be elected or appointed to office.
33. (n.) An instrument authorizing an officer of law to make an arrest, search, or seize property, etc.