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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ver·dict /ˈvɝ(ˌ)dɪkt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·dict n.
 1. Law The answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination; the finding or decision of a jury on the matter legally submitted to them in the course of the trial of a cause.
 Note:The decision of a judge or referee, upon an issue of fact, is not called a verdict, but a finding, or a finding of fact. --Abbott.
 2. Decision; judgment; opinion pronounced; as, to be condemned by the verdict of the public.
    These were enormities condemned by the most natural verdict of common humanity.   --South.
    Two generations have since confirmed the verdict which was pronounced on that night.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to
          it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
          [syn: finding of fact]