open verdict

noun

British, law
: an official statement or decision saying that a crime has been committed but not naming a criminal, or saying that there has been a death but not naming the cause of death

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“Open verdict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20verdict. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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