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Weigh [weɪ]

Damages [|dæmɪdʒɪz] 1

Apple-Samsung Judge Weighs Damages After Rejecting Ban.
[VERB] [mainly BRIT] If you weigh the facts about a situation, you consider them very carefully before you make a decision, especially by comparing the various facts involved.
[NOUN:PLURAL] [Law:Law] money to be paid as compensation to a person for injury, loss, etc배상(금)


await [əweɪt]

infringement [ɪnfrɪndʒmənt]2

bid [bɪd]

Apple Inc. awaits a judge’s decision on its request for additional damages against Samsung Electronics Co. for patent infringement after the iPhone maker lost its bid to block U.S. sales on 26 of the Galaxy maker’s devices.
[VERB] [FORMAL] If you await someone or something, you wait for them.
[NOUN] [usu N of/on n] An infringement is an action or situation that interferes with your rights and the freedom you are entitled to.
[NOUN] [N for n, N to-inf] [JOURNALISM] A bid for something or a bid to do something is an attempt to obtain it or do it.


establish [ɪstæblɪʃ] 2

ruling [ru:lɪŋ]1

Apple failed to establish that consumer demand for Samsung products was driven by technology it stole, U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh in San Jose, California, said in her Dec. 17 ruling.
[VERB] [FORMAL] If you establish that something is true, you discover facts that show that it is definitely true.
[NOUN] A ruling is an official decision made by a judge or court.


infringe [ɪnfrɪndʒ] 2

While a jury found Samsung infringed six Apple patents, it isn’t in the public interest to ban Samsung’s devices because the infringing elements constituted a limited part of Samsung’s phones, Koh said.
[VERB] If something infringes people's rights, it interferes with these rights and does not allow people the freedom they are entitled to.


Injunction [ɪndʒʌŋkʃən]2

Injunctions can be knockouts.
[NOUN] [usu with supp] [LEGAL] An injunction is a court order, usually one telling someone not to do something.


slavish [sleɪvɪʃ] 1

Samsung and Apple, the world’s two biggest smartphone makers, have each scored victories in their patent disputes fought over four continents since Apple accused Asia’s biggest electronics maker of “slavishly copying” its devices.
[ADJ] [disapproval] You use slavish to describe things that copy or imitate something exactly, without any attempt to be original.


antitrust [æntitrʌst] 1 3

probe [proʊb]

Hours after Koh’s ruling on the sales ban, Samsung, which faces an antitrust probe by European regulators, said it will halt efforts to block sales of Apple products in Europe.
[ADJ] In the United States, antitrust laws are intended to stop large firms taking over their competitors, fixing prices with their competitors, or interfering with free competition in any way.독점 금지의
[VERB] If you probe into something, you ask questions or try to discover facts about it.(noun) 철저한 조사


litigation [lɪtɪgeɪʃən] 1 3

The developments in the U.S. and Europe may move the companies closer to settling their global litigation.
[NOUN] Litigation is the process of fighting or defending a case in a civil court of law.소송과정


posture [pɒstʃər]1

All this court stuff is just posturing.
[NOUN] [usu sing, usu adj N] [FORMAL] A posture is an attitude that you have towards something.


verdict [vɜ:rdɪkt] 1

After the verdict in San Jose, Apple argued Samsung bet that the benefits of using intellectual property from the iPhone and iPad would outweigh the money damages the jury awarded.
[NOUN] In a court of law, the verdict is the decision that is given by the jury or judge at the end of a trial.판정


contend [kəntend]2

Kathleen Sullivan, a lawyer for Samsung, contended at the Dec. 6 hearing that the damages should be reduced by more than $600 million.
[VERB] [FORMAL] If you contend that something is true, you state or argue that it is true.


hamper [hæmpər] 1

juror [dʒʊərər] 1

Sullivan said that while the jury’s calculations were precise, the nine-member panel was hampered by a verdict form that, against Samsung’s wishes, wasn’t “particularized” enough to permit jurors to properly arrive at damages on a product-by-product basis.
[VERB] If someone or something hampers you, they makes it difficult for you to do what you are trying to do.
[NOUN] A juror is a member of a jury.배심원


causal [kɔ:zəl]1

“You should reverse engineer” to make sure the damages are “causally connected to the evidence.”
[ADJ] [FORMAL] If there is a causal relationship between two things, one thing is responsible for causing the other thing.


uphold [ʌphoʊld] 2

overturn [oʊvərtɜ:rn] 1 3

If there is enough evidence in the record to justify that damage award then that verdict should be upheld.
[VERB] If you uphold something such as a law, a principle, or a decision, you support and maintain it.
[VERB] If someone in authority overturns a legal decision, they officially decide that that decision is incorrect or not valid.


vow to [vaʊ]

wage [weɪdʒ] 1

thermonuclear [θɜ:rmoʊnu:kliər] 1 3

Jobs later vowed to wage ‘‘thermonuclear war” to prove that phones running on Google Inc.’s Android operating system copy the iPhone. Samsung devices use Android.
[VERB] If you vow to do something, you make a serious promise or decision that you will do it. 맹세하다
[VERB] If a person, group, or country wages a campaign or a war, they start it and continue it over a period of time.
[ADJ] A thermonuclear weapon or device is one which uses the high temperatures that result from a nuclear reaction in order to cause it to explode.


pinch [pɪntʃ]

flick [flɪk]

Apple doesn’t have patents for certain iPhone features, such as the general concept of a two-finger pinch or flick.
[VERB] If you pinch a part of someone's body, you take a piece of their skin between your thumb and first finger and give it a short squeeze. (noun)
[VERB] If something flicks in a particular direction, or if someone flicks it, it moves with a short, sudden movement.(noun)


overturn [oʊvərtɜ:rn] 1 3

The final ruling on the penalty isn’t likely to be overturned
[VERB] If someone in authority overturns a legal decision, they officially decide that that decision is incorrect or not valid.


한국의 수원에 위치한 이 회사는 법원의 명령을 검토하고 나서 추후 조치를 취할지 말지를 결정하겠다고 말했다.

The Suwon, South Korea-based company said it would review the court’s orders before deciding whether to take “further measures.”
*before ~하고 나서