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Judgment

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Definition:

A judgment is a decision by a court that describes the rights and obligations of both parties in a lawsuit. In small claims court, for example, a judgment might be entered against a customer who owes money to your business. The judgment may be that the person must pay what he or she owes, or some part of what is owed.

Also Known As: decree, order
Common Misspellings: judgement
Examples:
A judgment was laid down by court, ordering the defendant to pay for services rendered by the doctor.

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