- The definition of adjudication is some decision, process or thing that resolves a conflict.
The final decree in a bankruptcy case is an example of adjudication.
adjudication definition by Webster's New World
- the act of adjudicating
- a judge's decision
- a decree in bankruptcy determining the status of the bankrupt
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- adjudicative adjective
adjudication - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Rendering a final judgment in a legal proceeding.
adjudication - Legal Definition
The process of hearing and resolving a dispute before a court or administrative agency. It implies a final judgment based on the evidence presented, as opposed to a proceeding where the merits of the case were not considered by the court or administrative agency. See also default judgment.