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English definition of “return”

return

verb (DECIDE)    /rɪˈtɜːn/ US  /-ˈtɝːn/
return a verdict/sentence specialized to decide and say if you think someone is guilty or not guilty, or what punishment the person will be given in a court of law: The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.Decisions and decidingJudges and juries [T] UK to elect someone to be a member of parliament, or to another political jobElections
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