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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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(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]
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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"
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A. Nadjudicación f
adjudication of bankruptcy (Jur) → adjudicación f de quiebra
B. CPD adjudication order N (Jur) → orden f de adjudicación
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[əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃən] njugement m
to be under adjudication → être en jugement
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nEntscheidung f, → Beurteilung f; (= result also)Urteil nt; adjudication of bankruptcyBankrotterklärung f
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[əˈdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃn] n (of contest) → giudizio; (of claim) → decisione f
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(əˈdʒuːdikeit) verb
to act as a judge (in an artistic competition etc).
aˌdjudiˈcation noun
aˈdjudicator noun
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References in classic literature ?
adjudication took place; such as frequently occurs in civilized life.
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.
Because, under the national government, treaties and articles of treaties, as well as the laws of nations, will always be expounded in one sense and executed in the same manner, -- whereas, adjudications on the same points and questions, in thirteen States, or in three or four confederacies, will not always accord or be consistent; and that, as well from the variety of independent courts and judges appointed by different and independent governments, as from the different local laws and interests which may affect and influence them.
All new laws, though penned with the greatest technical skill, and passed on the fullest and most mature deliberation, are considered as more or less obscure and equivocal, until their meaning be liquidated and ascertained by a series of particular discussions and adjudications. Besides the obscurity arising from the complexity of objects, and the imperfection of the human faculties, the medium through which the conceptions of men are conveyed to each other adds a fresh embarrassment.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 30 (ANI): The Adjudication Authority has held a businessman from Jammu and Kashmir, Zahoor Ahmed Shah Watali guilty of violating provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
Shares of Quidel (QDEL) moved higher the Bloomberg reported that California's Fourth Appellate District ordered a San Diego court to vacate its December 7 decision that granted Beckman Coulter a motion for summary adjudication. The San Diego Superior Court in December stated that it intends to enter an order granting Beckman's motion for summary adjudication relating to the agreement for the supply of antibodies and other inputs related to, and distribution of, the Triage BNP Test for the Beckman Coulter Access Family of Immunoassay Systems, between Quidel and Beckman.
The government last week announced it is ready to issue 430 out of the 500 titles delayed due to a review of the survey and adjudication process.
Their sections cover an overview of the criminal decision-making process; the leading correlates and causes of wrongful convictions; and adjudication, capital cases, post-adjudication detection, and redress.
Arena from Malaysia served as the resource person for the workshop, which focused on holistic adjudication during a debate competition.
Under the rules, Broadening Tax Base zones of Inland Revenue Service have been assigned the duty to establish cases against Benami properties and submit challan to Adjudication Authority within 120 working days.
Under the rules, BTB zones of Inland Revenue Service have been assigned the duty to establish cases against Benami properties and submit challan to Adjudication Authority within 120 working days.