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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
The verdict reached or pronouncement given by a panel of jurors
A session or inquiry made before a court or jury
{v} to fix measures or rates, fix, settle
{n} a measure, rate, court of justice, jury
An assembly of knights and other substantial men, with a bailiff or justice, in a certain place and at a certain time, for public business
To fix the weight, measure, or price of, by an ordinance or regulation of authority
(of wood) measure
an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property
The time or place of holding the court of assize; generally in the plural, assizes
Anything fixed or reduced to a certainty in point of time, number, quantity, quality, weight, measure, etc
A verdict or finding of a jury upon such writ
as, rent of assize
The periodical sessions of the judges of the superior courts in every county of England for the purpose of administering justice in the trial and determination of civil and criminal cases; usually in the plural
To assess; to value; to rate
{i} court of law; session in a court of law; judgment of a court of law; setting of weights and measures (Archaic)
A statute or ordinance in general
an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale
Measure; dimension; size
A special kind of jury or inquest
A kind of writ or real action
Specifically: (1) A statute regulating the weight, measure, and proportions of ingredients and the price of articles sold in the market; as, the assize of bread and other provisions; (2) A statute fixing the standard of weights and measures
the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale
A court, the sitting or session of a court, for the trial of processes, whether civil or criminal, by a judge and jury
jury, or inquest 2 assize herring; royalty of herring due to king from herring fishermen
In law, a session, or sitting, of a court. It originally referred to a judicial inquest in which a panel of men conducted an investigation. It was later applied to special sessions of high courts in England and France. Assize courts were abolished in most countries in the 20th century, but in France they are still the courts of first instance in the handling of serious crimes
– a court sitting at intervals in each county of England and Wales to administer the civil and criminal law Also, a trial in which sworn assessors or jurymen (usually but not always, consisting of twelve men) decide questions of fact; a judicial inquest [Articles 18, 19]
plural form of assize
The regional courts of Great Britain, which were replaced by the crown courts in 1971
An assize
An assize
a meeting of a court in which a judge who travelled to different towns in Britain dealt with cases
{i} court of assizes; court sessions that were presided over by judges from the superior court and were held regularly in each county; former name of the crown courts (British Legal System)
the county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by crown courts)
A trial or hearing before such a court
court of criminal assize
{i} court of law dealing with criminal matters
maiden assize
assize with no criminal prosecution




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    [ &-'sIz ] (noun.) 14th century. French assises (sat), Latin assidere in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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