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verdict, finding of factnoun
(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
A decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
An opinion or judgement.
Etymology: Old French verdit, from veir + dit.
In law, a verdict is the formal finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. In a bench trial, the judge's decision near the end of the trial is simply referred to as a finding. In England and Wales, a coroner's findings used to be called verdicts but are, since 2009, called conclusions (see Coroner § Conclusions (previously called verdicts)).
the answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination; the finding or decision of a jury on the matter legally submitted to them in the course of the trial of a cause
decision; judgment; opinion pronounced; as, to be condemned by the verdict of the public
Etymology: [OE. verdit, OF. verdit, veirdit, LL. verdictum, veredictum; L. vere truly (fr. verus true) + dictum a saying, a word, fr. dicere, dictum, to say. See Very, and Dictum.]
In law, a verdict is the formal finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. The term, from the Latin veredictum, literally means "to say the truth" and is derived from Middle English verdit, from Anglo-Norman: a compound of ver and dit.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ver′dikt, n. the finding of a jury on a trial: decision: opinion pronounced.—Open verdict, a verdict upon an inquest which finds that a crime has been committed without specifying the criminal; Special verdict, a verdict in which specific facts are found and put on the record. [O. Fr. verdit—Low L. veredictum—L. vere, truly, dictum, a saying.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'VERDICT' in Nouns Frequency: #2185
The numerical value of VERDICT in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of VERDICT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of VERDICT in a Sentence
Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill:
The jury's verdict must be heard loud and clear.
I am disheartened with the verdict and leaving it to Allah.
Brexit means Brexit, the campaign was fought, the vote was held, turnout was high and the public gave their verdict. There must be no attempts to remain inside the EU, no attempts to rejoin it through the back door and no second referendum.
' No' means we can all agree, and this verdict unites us around something, big changes need big sacrifices. Now we need to keep calm.
I'm very happy with the verdict, this is the best I have been in a year and a half.
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- Gerichtsurteil, UrteilGerman
- tuomio, lausuntoFinnish
- 평결, 판정Korean
- uitspraak, oordeelDutch
- вердикт, решение, суждение, приговорRussian
- пресуда, pravomoćna presuda, presuda, правомоћна пресудаSerbo-Croatian
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