judgement in default

judgement in default
noun Law judgement awarded to the plaintiff on the defendant's failure to plead.

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  • judgement by default — UK US noun [C] (UK LAW ► DEFAULT JUDGMENT(Cf. ↑default judgment) …   Financial and business terms

  • judgement in default — UK US noun [C] (UK LAW ► DEFAULT JUDGMENT(Cf. ↑default judgment) …   Financial and business terms

  • judgement by default — noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court) • Syn: ↑default judgment, ↑default judgement, ↑judgment by default • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • judgement by default — legal ruling made in the absence of one of the parties, judgment made when one side is not present …   English contemporary dictionary

  • judgement — n. (also judgment) 1 the critical faculty; discernment (an error of judgement). 2 good sense. 3 an opinion or estimate (in my judgement). 4 the sentence of a court of justice; a decision by a judge. 5 often joc. a misfortune viewed as a deserved… …   Useful english dictionary

  • default — n. & v. n. 1 failure to fulfil an obligation, esp. to appear, pay, or act in some way. 2 lack, absence. 3 a preselected option adopted by a computer program when no alternative is specified by the user or programmer. v. 1 intr. fail to fulfil an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • default judgement — noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court) • Syn: ↑default judgment, ↑judgment by default, ↑judgement by default • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • default judgment — noun a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court) • Syn: ↑default judgement, ↑judgment by default, ↑judgement by default • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • default judgment — ➔ judgment * * * default judgment UK US (also default judgement) noun [C or U] ► LAW a decision by a court of law against someone who does not appear in court or fails to do something else that they should do: »The record company won by default… …   Financial and business terms

  • default — noun 1》 failure to fulfil an obligation, especially to repay a loan or appear in a law court. 2》 a preselected option adopted by a computer program or other mechanism when no alternative is specified. verb 1》 fail to fulfil an obligation: some… …   English new terms dictionary

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