Definition of adjudication in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌjo͞odəˈkāSH(ə)n/


1The action or process of adjudicating: the matter may have to go to court for adjudication
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  • We have not had a reply, but if they do not respond, we will carry on with our adjudication.
  • Geneva does put some constraints on the handling and adjudication of detainees, but they were meaningless restraints.
  • Thus, there is going to be an adjudication to this that will have to address the economics.
judgment, decision, pronouncement, ruling, settlement, resolution, arbitration, finding, verdict, sentence;
Law  determination
1.1A formal judgment on a disputed matter: an adjudication had found a degree of unwarranted infringement of privacy
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  • With the demise of organized militias, they contend, the right lost any relevance to constitutional adjudication.
  • Lady Howe, the Chairman of the BSC and the Chairman of the panel which made the adjudication, provided an affidavit.
  • And the writ of the habeas corpus was the proper process to bring the subject before the Circuit Court for its adjudication.

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Syllabification: ad·ju·di·ca·tion

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