judgment debt
judgment debt see debt

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

judgment debt
A debt that arises out of a judgment in a lawsuit.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

judgment debt
n.
   the amount of money in a judgment award to the winning party, which is owed to the winner by the losing party.
   See also: judgment, judgment creditor

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • judgment debt — A monetary obligation which is either evidenced by a written record, or brought about by successful legal action against the debtor. A debt, whether on simple contract or by specialty, for the recovery of which judgment has been entered, either… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • judgment debt — An indebtedness evidenced by a judgment; a debt owing on a judgment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Judgment day — Judgment Judg ment, n. [OE. jugement, F. jugement, LL. judicamentum, fr. L. judicare. See {Judge}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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