Definition of Ascertainment

1. n. The act of ascertaining; a reducing to certainty; a finding out by investigation; discovery.



Definition of Ascertainment

1. Noun. The act of ascertaining. ¹

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Definition of Ascertainment

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Medical Definition of Ascertainment

1. In epidemiological and genetic research, the method by which a person, pedigree, or cluster is brought to the attention of an investigator; has a bearing on the interpretation of segregation ratios, concordance rates, linkage analysis, and other probability features. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascertainment

ascensus
ascent
ascents
ascerbate
ascerbated
ascerbates
ascerbating
ascertain
ascertainable
ascertainableness
ascertainably
ascertained
ascertainer
ascertainers
ascertaining
ascertainment (current term)
ascertainments
ascertains
asceses
ascesis
ascetic
ascetical
ascetically
asceticism
asceticisms
ascetick
ascetics
ascham
aschamalmite
aschams

Literary usage of Ascertainment

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of ...edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1995)
"For other diseases, the Disease ascertainment Working Group developed decision algorithms that would use the data collected in the Women's Health and Aging ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"The solution of this question must depend on the ascertainment of the intention of the parties. Pars. Part. 18, and cases cited; GUI v. Kühn, 6 8. ..."

3. The Law of Boundaries & Fences in Relation to the Seashore and Sea-bed by Arthur Joseph Hunt (1904)
"204 A. ascertainment of boundaries under Inclosure Acts•—As regards lands not subject to be inclosed under the General Inclosure Act, 1845, or as to which ..."

4. Public Utilities: Their Fair Present Value and Return by Hammond Vinton Hayes (1915)
"ascertainment of fair present value. 30. Reward for efficient operation. (1) Increase in fair present value. 31. Reward for efficient operation. ..."

5. The Law of Wills and Succession as Administered in Scotland: Including by John M'Laren (1894)
"The law of foreign countries is regarded as matter of fact ascertainment for the ... The chief difficulty in relation to the ascertainment of Functions of ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Damages: Embracing an Elementary Exposition of the by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1893)
"Same subject; ascertainment of profits. In determining the profits from the ... In the ascertainment of the profits made by the sale of the tremolo ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... at the risk of the purchaser, from the date thereof, does not of Itself show an Intention of tbe parties that the property should pass. ascertainment of ..."

8. Hammon on Evidence: Covering Burden of Proof, Presumptions, Judicial Notice by Louis Lougee Hammon (1907)
"ascertainment of burden of convincing jury. Various tests have been suggested for determining which party bears the burden of proof in the sense of burden ..."

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