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Noun: judgement  júj-munt
  1. (law) the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    "judgements are usually written by a single judge";
    - opinion, legal opinion, judgment
  2. An opinion formed by judging something
    "he was reluctant to make his judgement known";
    - judgment, mind, verdict
  3. The cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
    - judgment, judging
  4. The mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    - sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, discernment
  5. The capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
    - judgment, sound judgment, sound judgement, perspicacity
  6. (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
    - judgment, judicial decision
  7. The act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
    "they criticized my judgement of the contestants";
    - judgment, assessment

Derived forms: judgements

Type of: act, deciding, decision making, deed, due process, due process of law, human action, human activity, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document, opinion, persuasion, sapience, sentiment, thought, trait, view, wisdom

Encyclopedia: Judgement