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Definition of "adjudication" []

  • The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement. (noun)
  • A judgment or sentence. (noun)
  • The decision upon the question of whether the debtor is a bankrupt. (noun)
  • The process of identifying the type of material or device that set off an alarm and assessing the potential threat with corresponding implications for the need to take further action. (noun)
  • A process by which land is attached as security or in satisfaction of a debt. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adjudication" in a sentence
  • "listener, so presenter Tim Harford asked software designer Mike Thelan, who runs Zyzzyva, a word adjudication programme which is used at various Scrabble tournaments, to crunch the numbers."
  • "In Texas county and district courts, where deferred adjudication is used for more serious misdemeanor and felony offenses, the burden is on the State to demonstrate violation of the conditions, and the State must request a hearing to do so."
  • "Balance is therefore the key legal issue in adjudication of explicit individual versus non-explicit governmental 4A constitutional rights/entitlements (?) Denlen (Quote)"