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judge + -ment





Judgment is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (uncountable) Judgment is being able to make good choices.
    You will need good judgment to decide on a school.
    Deciding what to do was a judgment call.
    If John likes them, they must be good people; John has good judgment.
    I'll trust your judgment on this matter.
    There should be room for human judgment in deciding policies.
    It takes good judgment to be a manager.
  2. (countable) A judgment is a choice or decision you might make.
  3. (countable) (law) A judgment is the something decided by a judge. It is an official order by a court.
    This judgment means you have to pay me $500 each month, for a year.
    We will hear the judgment soon.

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