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adjudication


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adjudication  \Ad*ju`di*ca"tion\,  n.  [L.  adjudicatio:  cf  F. 
  adjudication.] 
  1.  The  act  of  adjudicating;  the  act  or  process  of  trying  and 
  determining  judicially. 
 
  2.  A  deliberate  determination  by  the  judicial  power;  a 
  judicial  decision  or  sentence.  ``An  adjudication  in  favor 
  of  natural  rights.''  --Burke. 
 
  3.  (Bankruptcy  practice)  The  decision  upon  the  question 
  whether  the  debtor  is  a  bankrupt.  --Abbott. 
 
  4.  (Scots  Law)  A  process  by  which  land  is  attached  security 
  or  in  satisfaction  of  a  debt. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adjudication 
  n  :  the  act  of  pronouncing  judgment  based  on  the  evidence 
  presented 




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