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judgment

 [juj´ment]
the ability to make logical, rational decisions and decide whether a given action is right or wrong.
clinical judgment the process by which the nurse decides on data to be collected about a client, makes an interpretation of the data, arrives at a nursing diagnosis, and identifies appropriate nursing actions; this involves problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking.

judgment

[juj′mənt]
Etymology: L, judicare, to judge
1 (in law) the final decision of the court regarding the case before it.
2 the reason given by the court for its decision; an opinion.
3 an award, penalty, or other sentence of law given by the court.
4 the ability to recognize the relationships of ideas and to form correct conclusions from those data as well as from those acquired from experience.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate the positive and negative aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Compare: discrimination
Synonym(s): judgement.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Synonym(s): judgement.

judgment,

n 1. a legal finding.
n 2. the ability to discriminate between or among two or more states or conditions.
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46) See Wright, Miller, & Kane, supra note 40, [section] 2787, at 36 ("[I]t has been thought desirable as a matter of comity to require the moving party to seek relief from the court in which the judgment originally was rendered.
Teacher efficacy had a positive indirect effect on accuracy via effort judgment, but the effect was not statistically significant.
Similarly, the Court of Appeal erred in exempting the church from liability on the ground of charitable immunity," the judgment read.
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You are ordered to in good faith comply with any civil judgment in that case,'' Antelope Valley Superior Court Judge Lisa Chung said.
I was struck, for example, during the Clinton scandals that those of us who found something a bit wanting in the president's behavior--that, indeed, President Clinton demonstrated remarkably poor judgment and a lack of respect for his office in consorting with an immature intern in the Oval Office--were accused of being judgmental.
R filed a retired suit in the Vermont district court, which granted R's motion for summary judgment, holding the contingent fee excludable from gross income; the IRS appealed.
Some writers have placed judgment under the heading of soft skills (Phipps & Swiderski 1990).
Delaying the judgment may cause the judge's memory of details on which a judgment is based to become vague or even inaccurate.
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