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adjudicate

Legal Definition of adjudicate

Verb

[-ting]

  1. act as judge in competition, court, etc
  2. adjudge

Definition of adjudicate

Etymology

    Latin ad + iudicare, "to judge"

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /əˈdʒudɪˌkeɪt/

Verb

to adjudicate (third-person singular simple present adjudicates, present participle adjudicating, simple past and past participle adjudicated)

  1. To settle a legal case or other dispute.
  2. To act as a judge.

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • adjudication
  • adjudicative
  • adjudicator

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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