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assize

 
pronunciation:
saIz
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (usu. pl.) a legislative or court session, esp. English and Welsh circuit court sessions.
definition 2: a ruling issuing from such a session.
definition 3: a law regulating weights and measures and the weights and prices of consumer goods, or the standards established by such law.
definition 4: a judicial inquest, the legal order on which it is convened, or the verdict issuing from it.
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