from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Deprivation by judgment of a court; a divesting by judicial decree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Rejection by judicial sentence.
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- noun rare Rejection by judicial sentence - Knowles
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But I maintain that most victims, post-abjudication (I made up a new word, I think) mostly just want to be left alone and out of the prying eyes of the members of the press.
Synod itself for examination and abjudication those matters which, by such a private conversation as this, he might understand to have no difficulties in them.