Focus on the pronunciation of verdict
English definition of “verdict”
/ˈvɜr·dɪkt/ n [C]
› a decision by a jury as to whether someone is guilty after having heard the facts given at a trial: The jury reached/returned a verdict of not guilty after six hours of deliberation. › A verdict is also any judgment or opinion given after considering the facts of a situation: City planners think it’s a good idea to ban traffic from downtown streets, but the public’s verdict is that it’s a stupid idea.