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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.
See also
Court cases, orders and decisionsJudgments and analyses
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