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adjudication

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noun ad·ju·di·ca·tion \ə-ˌjü-di-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of adjudication

  1. 1 :  the act or process of adjudicating

  2. 2 a :  a judicial decision or sentence b :  a decree in bankruptcy



Origin and Etymology of adjudication

French or Late Latin; French, from Late Latin adjudicatio, from Latin adjudicare


First Known Use: 1691



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