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opinion Idioms & Phrases


adverse opinion

  • noun an opinion concerning financial statements (usually based on an audit by a CPA) that the statements as a whole do not present results fairly or are not in conformity with the generally accepted accounting practices of the United States
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concurring opinion

  • noun an opinion that agrees with the court's disposition of the case but is written to express a particular judge's reasoning
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difference of opinion

  • noun a disagreement or argument about something important
    difference; conflict; dispute.
    • he had a dispute with his wife
    • there were irreconcilable differences
    • the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats
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dissenting opinion

  • noun an opinion that disagrees with the court's disposition of the case
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  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    judgement; opinion; judgment.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
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majority opinion

  • noun the opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion')
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opinion poll

  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; poll; opinion poll.
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  • noun a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people
    opinion; popular opinion; vox populi.
    • he asked for a poll of public opinion
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preconceived opinion

  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; prepossession; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions
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public opinion

  • noun a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people
    opinion; popular opinion; vox populi.
    • he asked for a poll of public opinion
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public opinion poll

  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    canvass; poll; opinion poll.
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self-opinion

Self`-o*pin"ion noun
Definitions
  1. Opinion, especially high opinion, of one's self; an overweening estimate of one's self or of one's own opinion. Collier.
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To be of opinion

  • to think; to judge.
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To hold opinion with

  • to agree with. Obs. Shak.
Webster 1913