de·fin·i·tive / diˈfinitiv/ • adj. (of a conclusion or agreement) done or reached decisively and with authority. ∎ (of a book or other text) the most authoritative of its kind: the definitive biography of Truman. DERIVATIVES: de·fin·i·tive·ly adv.
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Conclusive; ending all controversy and discussion in a lawsuit.
That which is definitive is capable of finally and completely settling a legal question or action.
A definitive judgment is final and not provisional; a definitive sentence mandates imprisonment for a certain specified period of time.
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