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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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Tables 2 and 3 show the ICD-9 -coded diagnoses for patients that were adjudicated as MI based on the contemporary cTnI assay (72%; Table 2) and the hscTnI assay (68%, Table 3), but not coded as MI.
The study of cases showed the Cannot Say Scale (raw score [greater than or equal to] 10) classified all of the protocols of both adjudicated and mock victims as valid.
In contrast to traditional high school students, adjudicated adolescents may face more barriers to employment and have greater difficulties assessing their interests and exploring their career options because of limited access to educational and occupational opportunities (Chartrand & Rose, 1996; Young, 1994).
When two cultivators from Brizambourg litigated before the Jp for the exact same reason in 1792, the case was adjudicated for 8 livres.
Fingerprints and photographs of adjudicated delinquents found to have committed the equivalent of an adult felony offense or found in possession of a handgun, would be sent to the FBI and made available in the same manner as adult defendants.
Research report on the situational leadership/attitude modification program for adjudicated delinquents.
SIJ based petitions and applications filed before November 1, 2016 will continue to be adjudicated by the field office that has jurisdiction.
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.
The FBI operates under a 180-day deadline for the completion of all internal inquiries, beginning with the receipt of the allegation and ending when the case becomes adjudicated.
The literature review presents definitions and concepts and classifies two types of OBH programs: adjudicated and private placement programs.