[ US /əˈdʒudɪˌkeɪt/ ]
[ UK /ɐd‍ʒˈuːdɪkˌe‍ɪt/ ]
  1. bring to an end; settle conclusively
    The case was decided
    The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance
  2. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
    The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
    The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
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How To Use adjudicate In A Sentence

  • The teen was committed to DYRS last year, the source said, after being "adjudicated," or found guilty, in Family Court of an armed robbery. Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post
  • A court's competence to grant an anti-suit injunction seems to derive from its jurisdiction to adjudicate.
  • How could a court ever adjudicate between a legislature's claim that a particular exercise of liberty is ‘immoral’ and a defendant's contrary claim that it is not?
  • It was not necessary for the early Christians to sit in judgment on the title of every new emperor, whenever the pretorian guards chose to put down one and put up another; neither are God's people now in various parts of the world called upon to discuss the titles and adjudicate the claims of their rulers. Cotton is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartrwright on This Important Subject
  • A new provision provides that the regulations do not apply where the outgoing employer is subject to proceedings whereby he may be adjudicated bankrupt or wound up for reasons of insolvency by order of the High Court.
  • On 3 February 1992 he was adjudicated bankrupt on his own petition.
  • Discrepancies were individually adjudicated considering all available data.
  • It is not extraordinary for a court to adjudicate a tort claim arising outside of its territorial jurisdiction.
  • He has been asked to adjudicate in the disagreement between the city council and the citizens.
  • The bill would ensure nonjudicial majorities of members on the JCB, which is supposed to investigate complaints against judges, and on the Court of Judicial Discipline, which adjudicates cases forwarded by the JCB. Gas Drilling
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