Definition of adjudication in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃn/


[mass noun]
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.
arbitration, refereeing, umpiring;
judging, judgement, decision, pronouncement, ruling, settlement, resolution, finding, verdict, conclusion, sentence, decree, order;
Law  determination;
North American  resolve
1.1 [count noun] A formal judgement 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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