HyperDic: majority_opinion

English > 1 sense of the expression majority opinion:
NOUNcommunicationmajority opinionthe opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as 'the opinion')
English > majority opinion: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as 'the opinion').
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderopinion, legal opinion, judgment, judgementThe legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision

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