de·ter·mi·na·tion n: a decision of a court or administrative agency regarding an issue, case, or claim

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun adjudgment, adjudication, appraisal, appraisement, appreciation, apprisement, apprizement, arbitrium, ascertainment, assessment, authoritative estimate, authoritative opinion, award, conclusion, consideration, considered opinion, consilium, conviction, court decision, decision, declaration, decree, diagnosis, evaluation, final assessment, finding, institutum, iudicium, judgment, judgment on facts, opinion, order, pronouncement, reasoned judgment, reckoning, recommendation, resolution, resolve, result, result ascertained, ruling, sentence, settlement, solution, verdict associated concepts: actual determination, determination of a suit, determination of claims, determination of fact, determination of guilt, final determination, judicial determination, official determination, review a determination, self-determination foreign phrases:
- judicia in deliberationibus crebro maturescunt, in accelerato processu nunquam. — judgments frequently mature by deliberations, never by hurried process.
- De audiendo et terminando. — To hear and determine
- In propria causa nemo judex. — No one can be judge in his own case.
II index adjudication, alternative (option), animus, appraisal, assessment (estimation), award, cessation (termination), choice (decision), cognovit, collation, conatus, consequence (conclusion), contemplation, conviction (finding of guilt), decision (judgment), denouement, design (intent), diligence (perseverance), discretion (power of choice), election (choice), end (termination), estimate (idea), finality, finding, goal, holding (ruling of a court), industry (activity), intent, intention, judgment (formal court decree), motive, opinion (belief), opinion (judicial decision), payoff (result), perception, poll (casting of votes), project, purpose, rating, referendum, res judicata, resolution (decision), result, ruling, selection (choice), sentence, solution (answer), specification, surety (certainty), tenacity, verdict, volition, vote, will (desire)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

The decision made by a judge, court, or agency that ends a lawsuit or controversy; a final judgment.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

n. A final ruling by a court or agency; the cessation of an interest in property or of a power granted by law.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

The final resolution or conclusion of a controversy.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

The final resolution or conclusion of a controversy.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.


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