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English definition of “open verdict”

open verdict

noun [C usually singular]     UK specialized
a legal decision that records a death but does not state its cause Court cases, orders and decisionsDeath and dying
(Definition of open verdict noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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