Definition of Adjudication

1. Noun. The final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented.

Generic synonyms: Assessment, Judgement, Judgment



Definition of Adjudication

1. n. The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and determining judicially.

Definition of Adjudication

1. Noun. The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement. ¹

2. Noun. A judgment or sentence. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) The decision upon the question of whether the debtor is a bankrupt. ¹

4. Noun. (legal Scotland) A process by which land is attached as security or in satisfaction of a debt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjudication

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjudication

adjournments
adjourns
adjudg
adjudge
adjudged
adjudger
adjudgers
adjudges
adjudging
adjudgment
adjudgments
adjudicate
adjudicated
adjudicates
adjudicating
adjudication (current term)
adjudications
adjudicative
adjudicator
adjudicators
adjudicatory
adjudicatrices
adjudicatrix
adjudicature
adjudicatures
adjugate
adjugated
adjugates
adjugating
adjument

Literary usage of Adjudication

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law and Practice in Bankruptcy Under the National Bankruptcy Act of 1898 by William Miller Collier, William Horace Hotchkiss, Frank Bixby Gilbert (1914)
"is no ground for refusing to vacate the adjudication.197 But such an application must be made promptly.158 Creditors who would assail the adjudication ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"In our opinion an adjudication of the bankruptcy of a firm, and of the members in whose [72] name the firm was doing business, in a bankrupt proceeding ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1912)
"Applying that rule to this case, the adjudication in the action brought by Ries ... Certainly it is not true that an adjudication in an action by a taxpayer ..."

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