plural of adjudicator
as in judges
a person who impartially decides or resolves a dispute or controversy since they seemed to be in a hopeless stalemate, both labor and management agreed to use an independent adjudicator to decide the terms of the contract

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as in courts
a public official having authority to decide questions of law the appellate court refused to hear the case, thus allowing the judgment of previous adjudicators to stand

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“Adjudicators.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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