Definitions for judgment call

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  1. judgment call(Noun)

    A ruling by an umpire, referee, or similar official during a sporting event, based on his or her perception of events and in the absence of any objective measurement.

  2. judgment call(Noun)

    Any decision or other determination based on subjective criteria, especially one which takes into account the particular circumstances of a situation.

  3. judgment call(Noun)

    The summons which will call the spirits of the deceased to their heavenly reward at the time of Final Judgment.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carlo Jaeger:

    You need a judgment call for these things, and this 2-degree thing was a judgment call that happened at the interface of science and policy.


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