Decision

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Definition: Decision




What is the dictionary definition of Decision?

Dictionary Definition


n. judgment, decree or determination of findings of fact and/or of law by a judge, arbitrator, court, governmental agency or other official tribunal (court).


Full Definition of Decision


The outcome of a proceeding before a judge, arbitrator, government agency or other legal tribunal. “Decision” is a general term often used interchangeably with the terms judgment or “opinion.” To be precise, however, a judgment is the written form of the court’s decision in the clerk’s minutes or notes, and an opinion is a written document setting out the reasons for reaching the decision.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Decision are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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