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v. ad·ju·di·cat·ed, ad·ju·di·cat·ing, ad·ju·di·cates
1. To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
2. To study and settle (a dispute or conflict): The principal adjudicated the students' quarrel.
3. To act as a judge of (a contest or an aspect of a contest).
1. To make a decision in a legal case or proceeding: a judge adjudicating on land claims.
2. To study and settle a dispute or conflict.
3. To act as a judge of a contest.

[Latin adiūdicāre, adiūdicāt-, to award to (judicially) : ad-, ad- + iūdicāre, to judge (from iūdex, judge; see judge).]

ad·ju′di·ca′tion n.
ad·ju′di·ca′tive adj.
ad·ju′di·ca′tor n.


(əˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

1. an act of adjudicating.
a. the act of a court in making a judgment or decree.
b. a judicial decision or sentence.
c. a court decree in bankruptcy.
[1685–95; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adjudication - the final judgment in a legal proceedingadjudication - the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"


إصدار حكم قضائي
bírói ítéletjogi ítélkezés
hakemlik yapma


A. Nadjudicación f
adjudication of bankruptcy (Jur) → adjudicación f de quiebra
B. CPD adjudication order N (Jur) → orden f de adjudicación


[əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃən] njugement m
to be under adjudication → être en jugement


nEntscheidung f, → Beurteilung f; (= result also)Urteil nt; adjudication of bankruptcyBankrotterklärung f


[əˈdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃn] n (of contest) → giudizio; (of claim) → decisione f


(əˈdʒuːdikeit) verb
to act as a judge (in an artistic competition etc).
aˌdjudiˈcation noun
aˈdjudicator noun
References in classic literature ?
This might as well happen in the case of two contradictory statutes; or it might as well happen in every adjudication upon any single statute.
adjudication took place; such as frequently occurs in civilized life.
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A case is ready for adjudication when management completes all investigative steps and thoroughly compiles all facts of an allegation.
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