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English definition of “finding”

finding

noun uk   /ˈfaɪn.dɪŋ/ us  

finding noun (DISCOVERY)

[C] a piece of information that is discovered during an official examination of a problem, situation, or object: The report's finding on the decrease in violent crime supports the police chief's claims.

finding noun (JUDGMENT)

[C usually singular] a judgment made at the end of an official legal inquiry (= a process to discover the answer to something)
(Definition of finding from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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