Definition of 'finding'
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The findings come from tests on mice. The Sun (2016)The findings come amid growing enthusiasm for tattoos. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The researchers hope the findings will increase treatment options because they can study recurring tumours to find out how they evolved. Times, Sunday Times (2017)These findings come as no surprise, since the average house price stands at six times earnings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While we wait for the findings of the investigation into this fraud, we should conduct our own inquiries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So there's no point it arguing about the judge's findings over the main cause of the accident. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The judicial findings in both cases were clear. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has been alleged that the findings of this investigation were subsequently covered up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And they have frequently made a far bigger splash than the original inquiry findings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The consultation on the findings ends tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first part presents the empirical data and main findings of the research. Critical Social Research (1990)These findings come from secular medical schools and schools of public health. Christianity Today (2000)We hope that the findings go on to be verified. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The consultant is scheduled to report its findings by the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Present the main findings on one page or highlight key pieces of information. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They hope the findings could help find cures for muscle fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome. The Sun (2011)It is expected to report its findings at the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Interest in this area is based on three main findings. Miracle Micronutrients (1987)Medical findings have come thick and fast. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is no official schedule for the findings of the judicial review and she still faces a death sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The committee 's findings were certainly shocking. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Investigation findings should be out in mid-July. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The independent inquiry 's findings are honest and unflinching. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The committee 's findings are not formally binding. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He could get neither information nor access to the special committee 's findings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company declined to comment on initial findings of the inquiry but has said that there were no indications that present management was involved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said: 'They have to accept the findings of the court. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As well as reform, ministers should focus on compliance: many countries with dismal human rights records ignore court findings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)While we respect the court 's findings, we will carry out a detailed review of the judgement and will consider whether to appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: finding NOUN
Someone's findings are the information they get or the conclusions they come to as the result of an investigation or some research.
One of the main findings of the survey was the confusion about the facilities already in place.
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