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Adjudication

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.

adjudication

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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Following initial diplomatic discussions, it was decided that the best way forward would be a global 'mixed' convention on both adjudicative jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments, to be negotiated through the framework of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.
This particular dispute thus highlights the role of adjudicative bodies that may not be to the liking of contending parties.
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