Adjudication

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Definition: Adjudication


Quick Summary of Adjudication


Adjudication refers to the judgement or decision of a court; especially concerning bankruptcy proceedings.



What is the dictionary definition of Adjudication?

Dictionary Definition


Giving or pronouncing a judgment or decree. Also the judgment given.

  1. The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.
  2. A judgment or sentence.
  3. The decision upon the question of whether the debtor is a bankrupt.
  4. (emergency response) 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.
  5. A process by which land is attached as security or in satisfaction of a debt.

Full Definition of Adjudication


Adjudication is the legal process by which an arbiter or judge reviews evidence and argumentation, including legal reasoning set forth by opposing parties or litigants to come to a decision which determines rights and obligations between the parties involved.

  • The act of adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.
  • A judgment or sentence.
  • Legal The decision upon the question of whether the debtor is bankrupt.

Synonyms For Adjudication


arbitration, judgement, decision, judgment, award

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Adjudication are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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