Translation of verdict in Spanish:
- 1.1 [Law/Derecho] veredicto (masculine) a verdict of guilty/not guilty veredicto de culpabilidad/inocencia to bring in o return a verdict [jury] dar* or emitir un veredicto to deliver a verdict [magistrate] pronunciar sentencia, fallar the coroner recorded an open verdict el juez consignó que no se pudo establecer la causa o causas de la muerte they failed to reach a verdict no llegaron a un acuerdo sobre el veredictoExample sentences1.2 (opinion) juicio (masculine) the verdict of the press was uniformly hostile el juicio de la prensa fue unánimemente desfavorable the popular verdict is that … el sentir popular es que …, a juicio de todo el mundo … to give one's verdict on sb/sth dar* su ( or mi etc) opinión sobre algn/algo well then, what's your verdict? bueno ¿qué te parece?
- Yesterday the jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts after nearly seven hours of deliberation over two days.
- Coroner Dr Roy Palmer recorded an accidental death verdict at the inquest on March 17.
- The California court held that peer review evidence was inadmissible and upheld a jury verdict for the defendant.
- Each competitor had to sing two numbers before the judges made their verdict.
- The opinion poll will reveal the public's verdict on what level of council tax should be set for next year.
- The gathering broke up and everyone said the verdict was a foregone conclusion.
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