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adjudge

[ uh-juhj ]
/ əˈdʒʌdʒ /
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verb (used with object), ad·judged, ad·judg·ing.
to declare or pronounce formally; decree: The will was adjudged void.
to award or assign judicially: The prize was adjudged to him.
to decide by a judicial opinion or sentence: to adjudge a case.
to sentence or condemn: He was adjudged to die.
to deem; consider; think: It was adjudged wise to avoid war.
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Origin of adjudge

1325–75; Middle English ajugen<Middle French ajug(i)er<Latin adjūdicāre.See adjudicate

OTHER WORDS FROM adjudge

un·ad·judged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adjudge

adjudge
/ (əˈdʒʌdʒ) /

verb (tr; usually passive)
to pronounce formally; declarehe was adjudged the winner
  1. to determine judicially; judge
  2. to order or pronounce by law; decreehe was adjudged bankrupt
  3. to award (costs, damages, etc)
archaic to sentence or condemn

Word Origin for adjudge

C14: via Old French from Latin adjūdicāre. See adjudicate
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