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ad·ju·di·cate

 (ə-jo͞o′dĭ-kāt′)
v. ad·ju·di·cat·ed, ad·ju·di·cat·ing, ad·ju·di·cates
v.tr.
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).
v.intr.
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.

adjudicator

(əˈdʒuːdɪˌkeɪtə)
n
1. a judge, esp in a competition
2. an arbitrator, esp in a dispute
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adjudicator - a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputesadjudicator - a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
judge, jurist, justice - a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"

adjudicator

noun judge, referee, umpire, arbiter, arbitrator, moderator an independent adjudicator
Translations
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adjudicator

[əˈdʒuːdɪkeɪtəʳ] Njuez mf, árbitro mf

adjudicator

[əˈdʒuːdɪkeɪtər] njuge mf

adjudicator

n (in competition etc) → Preisrichter(in) m(f); (in dispute) → Schiedsrichter(in) m(f)

adjudicator

[əˈdʒuːdɪˌkeɪtəʳ] n (of dispute, competition) → arbitro

adjudicate

(əˈdʒuːdikeit) verb
to act as a judge (in an artistic competition etc).
aˌdjudiˈcation noun
aˈdjudicator noun
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In several of the cases (34 per cent), the adjudicator found that police attitudes were improving, but provided no assessment of whether the police were in fact actually responsive: the fact of improvement seemed to stand in for a conclusion on this point.
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You can guess what they told him to do when he called the unemployment office: Call the adjudicator.
In the case of a complaint regarding an abusive registration the adjudicator can refuse the dispute or the transfer of the disputed domain name to the complainant.
Schools Secretary Ed Balls will study the findings after chief adjudicator Sir Philip Hunter cited "evidence of widespread and serious departures".
All the sources contacted for this story said the chief adjudicator is a man of impeccable integrity, but they worry nonetheless the process may be tilted too far in the government's favor.
The adjudicator recommended Baftiar be allowed to stay in this country after hearing about his work in Cardiff, including his studies, work as a registered interpreter and his role as a founder member of the Kosovan Albanian Association.
In a previous article, Esprit de Corps predicted the new process would not improve matters for members because the Adjudicator and CDS are under no time constraints to render their decisions.
As Adjudicator she acts as an impartial referee to sort out rows between individuals and the Inland Revenue, Customs & Excise and Contributions Agency.
To a great extent, adjudicator behavior governs the parties' decisions to litigate and to settle litigated claims (see, for example, Landes, 1971; Gould, 1973; Bloom, 1981).
Concerns about admission arrangements continue to make up the largest part of the work of the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) and accounted for 100 of the total of 163 new cases of all types referred to OSA.
During a hearing of the plea, adjudicator Justice (retd) Faqir Mohammad Khokhar maintained the five-year ban handed to the cricketer by the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) anti-corruption tribunal last year, after he was found guilty of spot-fixing and other breaches of the board's anti-corruption code.