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Definition of Verdict


  1. The answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination; the finding or decision of a jury on the matter legally submitted to them in the course of the trial of a cause.
  2. Decision; judgment; opinion pronounced; as, to be condemned by the verdict of the public.

Verdict Quotations

Those who invoke history will certainly be heard by history. And they will have to accept its verdict.
Dag Hammarskjold

Nicaragua dealt with the problem of terrorism in exactly the right way. It followed international law and treaty obligations. It collected evidence, brought the evidence to the highest existing tribunal, the International Court of Justice, and received a verdict - which, of course, the U.S. dismissed with contempt.
Noam Chomsky

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
Barbara Bush

I think the term poet is a very exalted term and should be applied to a man at the end of his work. When he looks back over the body of his work and he's written poetry then let the verdict be that he's a poet.
Leonard Cohen

We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
Mahmoud Abbas
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Verdict Translations

verdict in Dutch is judicium, sententie, uitspraak, vonnis
verdict in French is jugement, verdict
verdict in German is Urteilsspruch, Spruch, Spruch
verdict in Italian is giudizio
verdict in Spanish is sentencia, veredicto
verdict in Swedish is utslag, dom
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