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English definition of “verdict”


noun [C]     /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 . → See also open verdictCourt cases, orders and decisionsJudgments and analyses
(Definition of verdict noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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