Definitions for verdict
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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)).
A verdict is a final decision, judgement, or conclusion reached by a jury or a judge in a court case or legal proceeding. It represents the formal finding of fact, determining the guilt or innocence of the accused.
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
The Los Angeles riots were not caused by the Rodney King verdict. The Los Angeles riots were caused by rioters.
I wasn't going to say anything about it, but Philonise said today on television, and he accurately said it was a private conversation because Joe understands what it was like to go through loss. They're a good family, and they're calling for peace and tranquility, no matter what that verdict is. I'm praying that verdict is the right verdict, which I think it's overwhelming, in my view. I wouldn't say that unless the jury was sequestered now.
My reaction is justified. It is evident that the masses have strongly rejected the verdict of my disqualification. And the people will elect us in 2018 election.”
He accepts the verdict. For quite some time he has been preparing for the verdict with his father, some friends and his therapist. He has been focusing on rebuilding his life.
Of course, we value the verdict of the Serbian and Russian governments, but for me and many of my colleagues, what's important is the verdict of the people.
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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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