Adjudicated



to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence.
to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially.
to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon).
Contemporary Examples

In fact, opposing sides of the issue are still clinging to the same flawed arguments as they were when Crawford was adjudicated.
Why Judge Posner Changed His Mind On Voter ID Laws Richard L. Hasen October 22, 2013

Moral questions of responsibility, however, cannot be adjudicated by statistics.
New Report Cites Half-a-Million War Related Dead in Iraq Brian Van Reet October 22, 2013

And since most of that debt is issued under foreign law, not Italian law, disputes will be adjudicated by foreign courts.
Euro Crisis: Reheated Megan McArdle February 26, 2013

Clark, the first Jewish American League umpire, adjudicated baseball for three decades.
Home Runs, Frozen Ropes, And Some Wild Cards In Best Baseball Books Robert Birnbaum April 10, 2014

In court he was adjudicated a “predator”—a legal label he will wear for life.
Autism and Child Pornography: A Toxic Combination Eustacia Cutler August 4, 2013

Historical Examples

As has generally happened when foreign potentates have adjudicated on British interests, his verdict was wholly hostile to us.
The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) John Holland Rose

In this situation can the title to the vessel be adjudicated by American courts?
The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4 Albert J. Beveridge

I’ve adjudicated these things for years to voices not in the same class as yours.
Stingaree E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

At the May meeting of 1765 the first felony case was adjudicated.
Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2) William Henry Atherton

Every man who came within their range of vision was duly examined and adjudicated.
The Shadow Arthur Stringer

verb
when intr, usually foll by upon. to give a decision (on), esp a formal or binding one
(intransitive) to act as an adjudicator
(transitive) (chess) to determine the likely result of (a game) by counting relative value of pieces, positional strength, etc
(intransitive) to serve as a judge or arbiter, as in a competition
v.

1700, from Latin adjudicatus, past participle of adjudicare (see adjudge). Related: Adjudicated; adjudicating.

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