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- n. The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.
- n. A judgment or sentence.
- n. The decision upon the question of whether the debtor is a bankrupt.
- n. 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.
- n. A process by which land is attached as security or in satisfaction of a debt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and determining judicially.
- n. A deliberate determination by the judicial power; a judicial decision or sentence.
- n. The decision upon the question whether the debtor is a bankrupt.
- n. A process by which land is attached security or in satisfaction of a debt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of adjudicating; the act or process of determining or adjudging; a passing of judgment.
- n. In law: A judicial sentence; judgment or decision of a court. The act of a court declaring an ascertained fact: as, an adjudication of bankruptcy.
- n. In Scots law, the diligence or process by which land is attached in security for or in payment of a debt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented
Latin adjudicatio (Wiktionary)