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adjudication

[ uh-joo-di-key-shuhn ]
/ əˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
an act of adjudicating.
Law.
  1. the act of a court in making an order, judgment, or decree.
  2. a judicial decision or sentence.
  3. a court decree in bankruptcy.
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Origin of adjudication

First recorded in 1685–95, adjudication is from the Late Latin word adjūdicātiōn- (stem of adjūdicātiō). See adjudicate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM adjudication

non·ad·ju·di·ca·tion, nounre·ad·ju·di·ca·tion, noun
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