verb di·judicate \(ˈ)dī+\

Definition of dijudicate


  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a judicial decision :  decide, determine

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to judge between :  decide on

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Origin and Etymology of dijudicate

Latin dijudicatus, past participle of dijudicare to decide, from di- (from dis- apart) + judicare to judge — more at dis-, judge

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capable of being understood in two ways

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