- the act of a court in making an order, judgment, or decree.
- a judicial decision or sentence.
- a court decree in bankruptcy.
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Origin of adjudication
OTHER WORDS FROM adjudicationnon·ad·ju·di·ca·tion, nounre·ad·ju·di·ca·tion, noun
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Example sentences 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