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adjudicate

ad·ju·di·cate

adjudicate

 
pronunciation:
ju dih keIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: adjudicated, adjudicates, adjudicating
definition: to settle by a judge or judges or in a judicial procedure.
The matter will be adjudicated in court.The art exhibit was adjudicated by respected local artists.
similar words:
judge
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to act as a judge; make a decision judicially.
similar words:
judge
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derivations: adjudicative (adj.), adjudicator (n.)
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