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Definition of the noun adjudication

What does adjudication mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adjudications

  1. the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: assessment / judgement / judgment = the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

Alternative definition of the noun adjudication


  1. The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.
  2. A judgment or sentence.

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Google previewA Practical Guide to Construction Adjudication (2015)

by James Pickavance

Adjudication is a procedure that takes place over a relatively short period of time pursuant to which a dispute between...

Google previewThe Decisions of the Court of Session (1811)

From Its Institution Until the Separation of the Court Into Two Divisions in the Year 1808

An adjudication is a right in security; and, as every right in security is extinguished ipso facto by payment of the debt secured; by the same. rule, a partial payment, as: it diminishes the debt, so it proportionally diminishes the right in security; ...

Google previewRacial Innocence (2011)

Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein

Adjudication is a process with which we are familiar and which enables us to show to advantage our special talents. Yet we must face the plain truth that adjudication is an ineffective instrument for economic management and for governmental ...

Google previewGovernance and Border Security in Africa (2010)

by Celestine Oyom Bassey, Oshita O. Oshita

Adjudication or judicial settlement Adjudication is the legal process by which an arbiter or judge reviews evidence and...

Adjudication is an adversarial process and its end is to prove that one party is right and the other is wrong or establish the ...

Google previewInterpreting Law and Literature (1988)

A Hermeneutic Reader by Sanford Levinson, Steven Mailloux

Adjudication is interpretation: adjudication is the process by which a judge comes to understand and express the meaning of an authoritative legal text and the values embodied in that text. Interpretation, whether it be in the law or literary ...

Google previewLeading Cases in the Law of Scotland (1849)

Prepared from the Original Pleadings, Arranged in Systematic Order, and Elucidated by Opinions of the Court Never Before Published by George Ross

An adjudication is an absolute disposition of property, by the law ...

Google previewMedicare incomplete plan to transfer appeals workload from SSA to HHS threatens service to appellants : report to congressional committees.

The MAC's adjudication is the fourth and final level of the administrative appeals process. It is based on a review of OHA's decision; the MAC does not ...

Google previewA Practical Approach to Alternative Dispute Resolution (2016)

by Stuart Sime

Adjudication is an interim dispute resolution process, under which an impartial adjudicator gives a decision on a dispute arising during the course of a construction contract (Macob Civil Engineering Ltd v Morrison Construction Ltd ( 1999) 64 ...

Google previewA Commentary on "Construction Contracts" (1996)

Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 by Raymond Joyce

Despite the differences between adjudication and legal proceedings or arbitration, adjudication is a judicial process. Not only is a judicial process one which results in a decision binding on the parties, it should also not be contrary to the rules ...

Google previewThe FTC as an Antitrust Enforcement Agency (1981)

The Power to Provide Advice to Congress, Regulatory Agencies and Others An additional corollary of the power to gather information for purposes other than adjudication is the power to render advice on issues concerning 359. Section ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1848)

by John Jane Smith Wharton

ADJUDICATION, giving or pronouncing judgment, a sentence, or decree. But in Scotch Law it is used to express the diligence by which land is attached in security and payment of debt, or by which a feudal title is made up in a person holding ...

Google previewThe Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism (2017)

by James E. Crimmins

ADJUDICATION adjudication is the activity of authoritative dispute resolution. The most visible and well-theorized form of ...

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Video shows what adjudication means. The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.. A judgment or sentence.. The decision upon the question of whether ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2J8U1D2I1C3A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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