Definition of judgment in default in English:

judgment in default

Syllabification: judg·ment in de·fault

noun

Law
  • Judgment awarded to the plaintiff on the defendant’s failure to plead.
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    • The third defendant did not serve a defence and judgment in default of defence was entered against him.
    • Mangan applied to the High Court for judgment in default of defence.
    • It follows that there is no way in which the retrospective application of the rule can found a basis for obtaining judgment in default.

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