- 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
Examples from the Web for adjudication
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
There are no uniform standards for how agencies make this adjudication.
That he did not do so is a fact conclusively established by the adjudication which the court made upon it.Atrocious Judges|John Campbell, Baron Campbell
At no time would anything have been entered there, in our adjudication part.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Therefore as all that adjudication turns solely on the name (nomen), the punishment is called ignominy.Cicero's Tusculan Disputations|Marcus Tullius Cicero
About this time the ambitious Nashon will be receiving my summons of adjudication, said Grme.
The difficulties of adjudication were great; I think insuperable.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Word Origin and History for adjudication
1690s, from French adjudication or directly from Late Latin adjudicationem (nominative adjudicatio), noun of action from past participle stem of adjudicare (see adjudge).