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.
(emergency response) The process of identifying the type of material or device that set off an alarm and assessing the potential threat with corresponding implications for the need to take further action.
A decree in bankruptcy determining the status of the bankrupt.
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.
The real beginning of English equity is to be found in the custom of handing over to that officer, for adjudication, the complaints which were addressed to the king, praying for remedies beyond the reach of the common law.
In the former act he embodied a provision regulating and giving authority to the peculiar customs, usages, and regulations voluntarily adopted by the miners in various districts of the state for the adjudication of disputed mining claims. This, as Judge Field truly says, "was the foundation of the jurisprudence respecting mines in the country," having greatly influenced legislation upon this subject in other states and in the Congress of the United States.
You can download a style letter applying for independent adjudication here.
That is clear from the letter of reference of 15th October 1999 which gave notice of intention to seek adjudication.
Dispute Resolution This group is mostly engaged on research into the use of statutory adjudication in the UK construction industry.