formal statement
index opinion (judicial decision), pronouncement

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • statement — state·ment n 1 a: an official or formal report or declaration a statement of policy b: an oral or written assertion (as by a witness) or conduct intended as an assertion see also hearsay, prior consistent statement …   Law dictionary

  • formal expression — index resolution (formal statement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • statement — state|ment1 W1S2 [ˈsteıtmənt] n 1.) something you say or write, especially publicly or officially, to let people know your intentions or opinions, or to record facts statement on/about ▪ the Prime Minister s recent statements on Europe… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Statement — State ment (st[=a]t ment), n. 1. The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or on paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • statement of intent — statement/​letter/​declaration of intent phrase a formal or official statement that you intend to do something Thesaurus: statements and announcementshyponym Main entry: intent …   Useful english dictionary

  • statement of facts — I noun affirmation, allegation of facts, allegations, assertion, asseveration, attestation, averment, avouchment, declaration, description, enumeration, one s position, one s stand, review, summary associated concepts: brief, memorandum of law II …   Law dictionary

  • statement — ► NOUN 1) a definite or clear expression of something in speech or writing. 2) a formal account of facts or events, especially one given to the police or in court. 3) a document setting out items of debit and credit between a bank or other… …   English terms dictionary

  • statement — I UK [ˈsteɪtmənt] / US noun Word forms statement : singular statement plural statements *** 1) [countable] a written or spoken announcement on an important subject that someone makes in public make/issue a statement: He had been instructed not to …   English dictionary

  • statement — state|ment [ steıtmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count a written or spoken announcement on an important subject that someone makes in public: make/issue a statement: He had been instructed not to make any statements to the press about the incident.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • statement — In a general sense, an allegation; a declaration of matters of fact. The term has come to be used of a variety of formal.narratives of facts, required by law in various jurisdictions as the foundation of judicial or official proceedings and in a… …   Black's law dictionary

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