adjudicator


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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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