Definition of finding in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪndɪŋ


  • 2 (often findings) Information discovered as the result of an inquiry or investigation: the researchers' findings were published in Nature
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    • The Inquiry will publish the findings from the survey on its website in August.
    • Several investment institutions are pressing it to publish the finding of its inquiry.
    • Information on findings must be shared with the international academic community.
  • 2.1 Law A verdict or decision made by a judge or jury.
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    • The judge made a finding that the appellant was negligent because he threw a ball for his dog close to where the respondent was standing.
    • Before we come to the words used, I set out the judge's findings on malice.
    • Does it do no more than permit but not require a finding of negligence?
    conclusion, result; decision, verdict, pronouncement, judgement, ruling, rule, decree, order, recommendation, resolution; Law determination; North American resolve
  • 3 (findings) North American Small articles or tools used in making garments, shoes, or jewellery.

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