summary judgment


noun Law.

a judgment, as in an action for debt, that is entered without the necessity of jury trial, based on affidavits of the creditor and debtor that convince the court that there is no arguable issue.

Nearby words

  1. summarise,
  2. summarization,
  3. summarize,
  4. summary,
  5. summary court-martial,
  6. summary offence,
  7. summary proceeding,
  8. summat,
  9. summate,
  10. summation

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