Definition Of verdicts

noun

a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

the jury returned a verdict of ‘not guilty.’

Example Of verdicts

  • A jury in the Supreme Court in Hobart reached its majority verdicts after deliberating for about three hours.

  • But a High Court judge has indicated he will overturn the unlawful killing verdict .

  • Calvi's widow Clara and son Carlo disputed the initial suicide verdict given by London City police.

  • Coroner Dr Roy Palmer recorded an accidental death verdict at the inquest on March 17.

  • Each competitor had to sing two numbers before the judges made their verdict .


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