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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.
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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)
Translations of “finding”
in Korean 결과…
in Arabic نَتيجة…
in Portuguese descoberta, resultado…
in Catalan resultat, conclusió…
in Japanese 発見…
in Italian risultato, risultati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發現, (正式的)調查發現,調研結果…
in Russian полученные данные…
in Turkish bulgu, netice, sonuç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发现, (正式的)调查发现,调研结果…
in Polish wniosek, wynik…
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