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verdict

noun [C] uk   /ˈvɜː.dɪkt/ us    /ˈvɝː-/
C1 an opinion or decision made after judging the facts that are given, especially one made at the end of a trial: The jury reached/returned a unanimous verdict of (not) guilty. Voters gave their verdict on the government's economic record last night by voting overwhelmingly for the opposition.
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