final decision


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Noun1.final decision - a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
judgment of conviction, sentence, conviction, condemnation - (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
acquittal - a judgment of not guilty
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The public awaited with interest its final decision.
But the real decision as to our plans lay with Ignosi, who, since he had been recognised as rightful king, could exercise the almost unbounded rights of sovereignty, including, of course, the final decision on matters of generalship, and it was to him that all eyes were now turned.
The final decision in this matter, which gave some property to the Commune, in the possession of which we were confirmed by the Council of State, made me a person of great importance in the canton.
It was in the midst of such a scene that the family of the squatter assembled to make their final decision, concerning the several individuals who had been thrown into their power, by the fluctuating chances of the incidents related.
In this difficult and delicate matter I cannot and will not take the responsibility: the final decision must rest with yourself.
Nay, she even went so far as to hint, obscurely, at an attachment entertained for her daughter by the son of an old neighbour of theirs, one Horatio Peltirogus (a young gentleman who might have been, at that time, four years old, or thereabouts), and to represent it, indeed, as almost a settled thing between the families--only waiting for her daughter's final decision, to come off with the sanction of the church, and to the unspeakable happiness and content of all parties.
The old codger agreed to leave the final decision to you when we caught up with you.
Nothing, she resolved, should push her from this farm or into final decisions until a year had passed.
His final decisions were what he came to trust least, and when the hour struck, it all came to pass quite differently, as it were accidentally and unexpectedly.
Finally, the timetable for publication of the results and final decision making is not in the public domain.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released its final decision on the prices that other operators pay to use Telstra's (ASX:TLS) copper network to provide telecommunications services to consumers.
Nevertheless, the Commission's final decision depends on the remaining costs of the power companies.