- the act of a court in making an order, judgment, or decree.
- a judicial decision or sentence.
- a court decree in bankruptcy.
Origin of adjudication
OTHER WORDS FROM adjudicationnon·ad·ju·di·ca·tion, nounre·ad·ju·di·ca·tion, noun
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How to use adjudication in a sentence
It also asks the court to declare the right of the claimants to withheld unemployment insurance benefits and speedy adjudication and communication with the state’s labor department on insurance claims.Unemployed workers in Maryland file lawsuit against Gov. Hogan’s decision to end federal unemployment benefits|Stephanie Lai, Ovetta Wiggins|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
Yet as Judge Richard Posner has remarked, judges bring their “priors” — “expectations, formed by background, experience, and temperament” — to the process of adjudication.Xavier Becerra is the victim of the right’s distortion of Catholicism|Duncan Hosie|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Before this season, Commissioner Greg Sankey hired Mike Eades, one of the sport’s most respected officials, to supervise the officials and the adjudication of replays.Replay is suffocating college basketball: ‘We’re damaging the game’|John Feinstein|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
To have these adjudications happening in the dark, without impartial journalists there to observe and report, it only deepens that chasm of trust and weakens the system as a whole.A North Carolina judge is blocking journalists from his courtroom. One objected — and got handcuffed.|Elahe Izadi, Mark Berman|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
She also emphasized that the state had a clear-cut adjudication process for counting ballots that could not be read by tabulators.Election officials in Arizona rebut claims that ballots marked with Sharpies were disqualified|Hannah Knowles, Emma Brown, Meryl Kornfield|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The adjudication of the Daily Beast office was clear and emphatic: penguin, penguin, penguin.How Monty The Penguin Won Christmas: Britain’s Epic, Emotional Commercials|Tim Teeman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there is no way they can help make the NFL a replacement for the adjudication process the courts system can deliver.Don’t Blame The NFL And Colleges For Mishandling Assault Cases|Emily Shire|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of rushing the adjudication process, parole would be more appropriate.John Negroponte on ISIS: 'There Are Difficult Choices Ahead'|Eleanor Clift|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For 150 years its mortifying confusions have been swept under the carpet with the court adjudication “stubborn child.”
There are no uniform standards for how agencies make this adjudication.
Then follows the first meeting of the bankrupt's creditors, within thirty days after the adjudication.
After one month, and within a year from the adjudication of bankruptcy, the bankrupt may apply for a discharge.
Meanwhile it had proved its mettle by taking a French contraband schooner and carrying her into Newport for adjudication.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
Finally an amicable adjudication and division out of court was arranged by common friends.Silver Chimes in Syria|W. S. Nelson
There is probably no organized body so ill-fitted for adjudication upon any subject as Congress.