Adjudication (noun)

  1. The act or process of making a formal judgment on a dispute or claim.
  2. A judgment or decision made in a court of law.
  3. The power or authority to make such a judgment.

Origin:

Late middle english (in the sense "judgment or sentence pronounced by a court"): from old french, from latin adjudicatio(n-), from adjudicare "award, decide".

Examples:

  1. The adjudication of the dispute took several months.
  2. The adjudication was based on the evidence presented in court.
  3. The adjudication was a fair and impartial decision.
  4. The adjudication was the final step in resolving the conflict.
  5. The adjudication was a binding decision that could not be appealed.
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