- an act of adjudicating.
- 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
Related Words for adjudicationdecision, pronouncement, determination, ruling, finding, verdict, settlement, conclusion
Examples from the Web for adjudication
Contemporary Examples of 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
November 16, 2014
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
September 19, 2014
Instead of rushing the adjudication process, parole would be more appropriate.John Negroponte on ISIS: 'There Are Difficult Choices Ahead'
August 23, 2014
There are no uniform standards for how agencies make this adjudication.How Did He Get Clearance?
June 13, 2013
Historical Examples of adjudication
I put it to you, then: can any one suppose that all, or any, of these may dispense with adjudication?
Lester's own relationship to the business would have to come up for adjudication.Jennie Gerhardt
The claims against France, since 1800, are now in the course of adjudication.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
By so doing he hopes to secure her voice in his favour at the adjudication of the prize.The Story of Nuremberg
Power to Court to call on Captors to proceed to Adjudication.International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)
Lassa Francis Oppenheim
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).