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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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In the said judgment, the trial Judge, Justice John Tsoho ordered INEC to issue a Certificate of Return to Obiora Okonkwo as the winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial seat.
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21) More recently, the Fifth Circuit held that although allowing registering courts to sustain jurisdictional challenges to foreign default judgments under Rule 60(b)(4) impedes judicial efficiency and comity, deference to the court of rendition is not necessarily appropriate when the challenged judgment is a default judgment.
This second instrument measured preservice teachers' judgments of amount of effort exerted before answering each practice midterm question.
Under an agreement with the federal government reached in 2002, the Anglican church pays 30 per cent of any damage judgment and the federal government, 70 per cent.
The group added that it had not included the DVLA judgments in the consumer figures as these resulted from a new policy by the DVLA of taking action against people who had not paid their road tax.
2D Executions and Enforcement of Judgments, [section] 6 (2005), in which it was stated: "It has been said that a motion to enforce a judgment at law is neither an action nor a special proceeding already commenced.