[uh-joo-di-keyt] /əˈdʒu dɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), adjudicated, adjudicating.
to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence.
to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially.
verb (used without object), adjudicated, adjudicating.
to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon).
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
1700, from Latin adjudicatus, past participle of adjudicare (see adjudge). Related: Adjudicated; adjudicating.
[uh-juhs-tuh-buh l] /əˈdʒʌs tə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being : adjustable seat belts. 2. (of loans, mortgages, etc.) having a flexible rate, as one based on money market interest rates or on the rate of inflation or cost of living. 3. (especially of life insurance) having flexible premiums and coverage, based on the insuree’s […]
[ad-mis-uh-buh l] /ædˈmɪs ə bəl/ adjective 1. that may be allowed or conceded; allowable: an admissible plan. 2. capable or worthy of being : admissible evidence. /ədˈmɪsəbəl/ adjective 1. able or deserving to be considered or allowed 2. deserving to be admitted or allowed to enter 3. (law) (esp of evidence) capable of being or […]
[uh-dop-shuh n] /əˈdɒp ʃən/ noun 1. the act of : the adoption of a new amendment. 2. the state of being . n. mid-14c., from Old French adopcion or directly from Latin adoptionem (nominative adoptio), noun of action from past participle stem of adoptare “chose for oneself, take by choice, select, adopt,” especially “to take […]
[ad-ver-ser-ee] /ˈæd vərˌsɛr i/ noun, plural adversaries. 1. a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe. 2. a person, group, etc., that is an opponent in a contest; contestant. 3. the Adversary, the devil; Satan. adjective, Also, especially British, adversarial [ad-ver-sair-ee-uh l] /ˌæd vərˈsɛər i əl/ (Show IPA) 4. of or […]