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The settlement of a dispute by the declaration of a court. For example, a court adjudicates a lawsuit when it decides which party, if either, wins, and whether or how much money to award. What distinguishes adjudication is the fact that it involves a court. See also: Arbitration.


A formal declaration by a court,addressing all issues raised by the parties.

Example: The court's adjudication declared the seller in default, ordered the seller to execute a deed to the buyer, and further assessed attorney's fees and costs against the seller.

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49] Thirty-six cases adjudicated by the Jp of Jonzac in 1792 averaged 5 livres per decision.
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The three-day events include workshops, panels, and performances where student and faculty choreography are adjudicated by dance professionals.
Students are adjudicated and given grades and commentary.
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The department investigated it, adjudicated it, and the outcome speaks for itself.
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