Adjudication

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Adjudication Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented

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  • the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented

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Adjudication Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An adjudicator is someone who decides on a winner at a competition for music or theatre. The adjudicator will always be somebody who has a lot of experience in what he is adjudicating. In big international festivals, a team of several adjudicators may decide together on the winners. In amateur competitions, the adjudicator may also talk to the competitors after they have performed and give them advice. Competitors are often given first, second and third prizes.

In Law, an adjudicator is someone who decides who is right when a group of people cannot agree on something.



Adjudication Sample Sentences in News


  • Ramgoolie considers plea deal; adjudication at issue
    Seven months after a jury acquitted Rishi Ramgoolie of murder in the 2008 death of his 5 1/2 month-old cousin Sanjana Muthra, he appeared in court via telephone recently for a status conference on another pending criminal case. Read more on this news related to 'Adjudication'
  • Adjudication mandatory step in FIDIC disputes, says Swiss court, but Romanian roads dispute allowed to proceed
    Parties bound by a construction contract based on the FIDIC standard contract terms must first attempt to resolve disputes through adjudication, as set out in the contract, before they can proceed to arbitration for a final and binding decision, Switzerland's highest court has ruled. Read more on this news related to 'Adjudication'
  • Summit tackles enforcement, settlement of IP cases
    A summit attended by local a foreign experts on intellectual property (IP) has been set to ensure effective IP enforcement and adjudication of cases in the Philippines. Read more on this news related to 'Adjudication'

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