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, judgement
a. the decision or verdict pronounced by a court of law
b. an obligation arising as a result of such a decision or verdict, such as a debt
c. the document recording such a decision or verdict
2. Logic
a. the act of establishing a relation between two or more terms, esp as an affirmation or denial
b. the expression of such a relation


Monker and Nakir
hideous black angels who determine the fate of each soul after death. [Muslim Myth.: Benét, 679]
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I mean, I don't want to pass judgment at all, but it wasn't as easy to find a Bollywood actor that fit the mold.
Just as well because he won't have anything to cheer about after the British public pass judgment on him.
But Kupchak also said it's too early to pass judgment.
The Australian Rugby Union will pass judgment on the players within the next day.
The Police Commission and City Council will have to pass judgment on the jail closing, according to Zine.
As his appeal against the Bureau wound up yesterday at the High Court Justice Hugh Morris vowed to pass judgment soon.
You hear his thumbnail sketch and instantly get the urge to pass judgment.
A third priest who officiated at the funeral, Father Martin Cosgrove, said: "It is not up to the Church to pass judgment on Dermot Morgan.
Allowing the media to second-guess every move and pass judgment on the president, the generals, etc.
Therefore, the error of an elected official may remain on the bench as long as he desires, continuing to pass judgment without the accountability even of elections.
Before you knew it, I was reading a fascinating description of the Aztec religion, the war waged by the Spanish against the Aztecs, and a bizarre debate as to whether monotheists have a right to pass judgment on the polytheist Aztecs and their ritual of human sacrifice.
While it's too early to pass judgment on the legislation, it is quite encouraging to see this much serious thought and constructive discussion on an issue that is overdue for change.