Definition of adjudication
1 : the act or process of adjudicating a dispute The case is under adjudication.
2a : a judicial decision or sentenceb : a decree in bankruptcy
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The university will now control the organizational misconduct and adjudication process for fraternities and sororities.
His adjudication court hearing is June 15, police said.
There's also the Media Bureau — which does such things as conduct rulemaking proceedings and comprehensive economic and legal studies while resolving petitions, declaratory rulings and adjudications related to electronic media services.
At any time during this process, the copyright holder could decide to abandon YouTube’s adjudication process and simply file a legally binding takedown notice under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
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Origin and Etymology of adjudication
French or Late Latin; French, from Late Latin adjudicatio, from Latin adjudicare —see adjudge
First Known Use: 1680
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