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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.
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