from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To hear and settle (a case) by judicial procedure.
- transitive v. To study and settle (a dispute or conflict): The principal adjudicated our quarrel.
- intransitive v. To act as a judge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To settle a legal case or other dispute.
- v. To act as a judge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To adjudge; to try and determine, as a court; to settle by judicial decree.
- intransitive v. To come to a judicial decision.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To adjudge; pronounce judgment upon; award judicially.
- To sit in judgment; give a judicial decision: with upon: as, the court adjudicated upon the case.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. bring to an end; settle conclusively
- v. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
Miliband says he won't "adjudicate" on every strike.
He wrote: “These concerns are alleviated—if not eliminated—by the fact that a single impartial magistrate will ultimately adjudicate all objections arising from the recount process.”
Under the anti-Sharia legislative initiatives spreading across the country, state and federal courts will be unable to adjudicate disputes or perform everyday judicial functions as highlighted above.
Asderaki was not the woman in the chair in the Clijsters match – but she did adjudicate in Doha, where Williams took the decision with equanimity.
But if a college culture tolerates and fails to properly investigate, adjudicate, and punish serious sexual misconduct, then it debases campus life, makes a farce of campus "conduct codes," and may leave the college's reputation in ruins.
The question, then, is whether in cases like this they will choose to adjudicate the law -- or prepare to argue their interpretation in court.
Doesn't give a clue as to how you would adjudicate a new case brought before the court, though. videodrome
The wager will be decided on May 1, 2029, and if the outcome is not obvious, the Royal Society, the world's most venerable scientific organization, will be asked to adjudicate.
I'm not a macroeconomic forecaster, so I'll leave it to others to adjudicate this debate.
What sort of process would be established to adjudicate detainee guilt or innocence in such a case?