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reserve judgement

Definition of reserve judgement in English:

Delay the process of judging or giving one’s opinion: she said she would reserve judgement until next week
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  • ‘I was not happy with the judge reserving judgment,’ he said.
  • Judge Ibbotson reserved judgement on the case to consider the evidence.
  • South African observers praised ‘the tranquillity and the peacefulness’ of the weekend voting, but reserved judgment on whether the process had been free and fair.
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