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verdict (n.)

1530s, alteration of Middle English verdit (c. 1300), "a jury's decision in a case," from Anglo-French verdit (Old French voirdit) "sworn testimony, affidavit; judgment, written record of a verdict," literally "a true saying or report," from ver, veir "true" (from PIE root *were-o- "true, trustworthy") + dit, past participle of dire "to say" (from PIE root *deik- "to show," also "pronounce solemnly"). Spelling influenced by Medieval Latin verdictum "a verdict."

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Definitions of verdict

verdict (n.)
(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment;
Synonyms: finding of fact
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