Adjudicative



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

I don’t think that the adjudicative proceeding had been completed.
Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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
adj.

1809; see adjudicate + -ive.
v.

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

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