|English Dictionary: adjudication||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for adjudication|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Adjudication \Ad*ju`di*ca"tion\, n. [L. adjudicatio: cf. F.|
1. The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and
2. A deliberate determination by the judicial power; a
judicial decision or sentence. [bd]An adjudication in
favor of natural rights.[b8] --Burke.
3. (Bankruptcy practice) The decision upon the question
whether the debtor is a bankrupt. --Abbott.
4. (Scots Law) A process by which land is attached security
or in satisfaction of a debt.