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Definition of the noun adjudication

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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 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 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 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 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 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 New South Wales Weekly Notes (1901)

The adjudication is an ex parte judgment of the Court and can be reversed: R. v.

Google preview150 Contractual Problems and Their Solutions (2008)

by J. Roger Knowles

Adjudication is an interim measure whereby the adjudicator's decision is enforceable, but if one or both of the parties are dissatisfied the matter can be referred to arbitration or litigation at a later stage, which may result in the adjudicator's ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Only it may be obferved, that though appraifings could not proceed before the term of payment, yet where the debtor is vergenrad inopiam, the court ex nobili officio admit adjudication for the debt before it be payable. But this fort being founded ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1867)

Explaining the Technical Words and Phrases Employed in the Several Departments of English Law... by J.J.S. WHARTON

Adjudication ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law and Society (2007)

American and Global Perspectives by David S. Clark

adjudication process, primarily by specifying the content and form of information that a litigant (or anyone else, including a judge) may present to factual decision makers, which is referred to as the “admissibility” question. There is no law 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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