judgement

 /ˈdʒʌdʒmənt/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
judg•ment /ˈdʒʌdʒmənt/USA pronunciation n. 
  1. [uncountable] the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion wisely:showed good judgment in choosing friends.
  2. [countable] an opinion, conclusion, or belief based on the circumstances before one's view:It was the reviewer's judgment that the play would not be a success.
  3. [countable]
    • a judicial decision given by a judge or court.
    • the obligation, esp. a sum of money to be paid, arising from or resulting from a judicial decision:a judgment of one million dollars in damages.
  4. [countable] a misfortune believed to be punishment from God for sins committed:Some thought the plagues and earthquakes were a divine judgment.
Also,[esp. Brit.,]ˈjudge•ment. See -jud-.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

judgment, judgement /ˈdʒʌdʒmənt/ n
  1. the faculty of being able to make critical distinctions and achieve a balanced viewpoint; discernment
  2. the decision or verdict pronounced by a court of law
  3. an obligation arising as a result of such a decision or verdict, such as a debt
  4. (as modifier): a judgment debtor
  5. the formal decision of one or more judges at a contest or competition
  6. a particular decision or opinion formed in a case in dispute or doubt
  7. an estimation: a good judgment of distance
  8. criticism or censure
  9. against one's better judgmentcontrary to a more appropriate or preferred course of action
  10. sit in judgmentto preside as judge
  11. to assume the position of critic
  12. in someone's judgmentin someone's opinion



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