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Delay the process of judging or giving one's opinion.‘she said she would reserve judgement until next week’
- ‘Senator Domenici said ‘not yet,’ which is fair, because people are reserving judgment.’
- ‘It's a negotiating process and I think we need to just reserve judgment on almost every aspect of it.’
- ‘While reserving judgment on reparations to Kuwait, Washington has called for creditor countries to wipe the slate clean - at least when it comes to debts to countries like France and Russia.’
- ‘I am reserving judgment on Judy's status in the investigation because I have no facts one way or the other.’
- ‘Republicans are reserving judgment at this time, but they are calling for congressional hearings.’
- ‘The taskforce is already split, with observers from South Africa and Nigeria indicating approval of the election while Australia, although reserving judgment, is expected to condemn it.’
- ‘‘I was not happy with the judge reserving judgment,’ he said.’
- ‘Judge Ibbotson reserved judgement on the case to consider the evidence.’
- ‘I don't know much about Frist, so I'm reserving judgment.’
- ‘South African observers praised ‘the tranquillity and the peacefulness’ of the weekend voting, but reserved judgment on whether the process had been free and fair.’
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