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finding

[fahyn-ding]
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that finds; discovery.
2.
Often, findings. something that is found or ascertained.
3.
Law. a decision or verdict after judicial inquiry.
4.
findings, tools, materials, etc., used by artisans.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English, Old English; see find, -ing1

nonfinding, noun
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finding (ˈfaɪndɪŋ)
 
n
1.  a thing that is found or discovered
2.  law the conclusion reached after a judicial inquiry; verdict
3.  (US) (plural) the tools and equipment of an artisan

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finding
c.1300, an abandoned child, from prp. of '-find (v.). Cf. foundling. Later, a discovery; that which is found out. Related: Findings.
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