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Definition of the verb adjudicate
What does adjudicate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: adjudicated | adjudicating | adjudicates
- put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
- bring to an end; settle conclusively
- example: The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of adjudicate: decide / resolve / settle
- more generic words: end / terminate = bring to an end or halt
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by Anne Bianchi
To adjudicate means simply to decide or settle a matter as a judge. The adjudication of a delinquency proceeding is the judge's decision, or judgement. The judge does not find the youth guilty or not guilty, but delinquent or not.
An Introduction to the Bible (2009)
by Robert Kugler, Patrick Hartin
Rendering the question especially difficult to adjudicate is the fact that the Alpha Text is preserved only in five medieval manuscripts. The Date of the Book of Esther and Its Value Esther 179.
Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule
Adjudicate, v. a. Determine, JUDGE. 1. Postponenient, AD ADJUTANT 2. Regulation, setting, uttlng right. 3. Settlement, reconcil ation,. Add, v. a. 1. Join, subjoin, annex, añix, append, superadd, tag, tack. 2- Sum, sum up, cast up, add to gether.
The Wrong Word Dictionary (2012)
2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words by Dave Dowling
Adjudicate, Arbitrate, Mediate Adjudicate means to act as a judge in disputes. The department has jurisdiction to adjudicate all of the appeals. Arbitrate means to make a neutral judgment. Ken willingly agrees to arbitrate the contract dispute.
by Publishers Editorial Staff
Civil courts adjudicate controversies between individuals involving private rights. Criminal courts adjudicate cases involving criminal laws. A court of equity administers justice according to principles of equity. courtmartial 1. A military court ...
by Jonathan Wallace, Susan Ellis Wild
A state court with jurisdiction to adjudicate family law issues, such as divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, paternity, and domestic violence. federal court. An Article III court. Most actions involving federal law are tried ...
Encyclopedia of Human Rights (2009)
Vol. 1- by David P. Forsythe
jurisdiction are often unable or unwilling to adjudicate. These are offenses against all of humankind, for which impunity is unacceptable.
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
pendent party jurisdiction : supplemental jurisdiction that allows a federal court to adjudicate a state law claim asserted against a third party which is part of a case brought to it under its original jurisdiction personal jurisdiction : the jurisdiction ...
Dictionary of Law (1999)
by Peter Hodgson Collin
adjudicate. certain ages are likely to live, used to calculate life assurance premiums actus reus Latin phrase meaning 'guilty act': act which is forhidden hy the criminal law, one of the two elements of a crime; compare MENS REA. See note at ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Ant lugubrious -Con dolorous, doleful, *melancholy: *miserable, wretched judge vb 1 Judge, adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate mean to decide something ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2J8U1D2I1C3A1T1E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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