adjudicate VERB 1) make a formal judgement on a disputed matter. 2) judge a competition.
DERIVATIVES adjudication noun adjudicative adjective adjudicator noun.
ORIGIN Latin adjudicare 'adjudge' .

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  • Adjudicative — Ad*ju di*ca*tive, a. Adjudicating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjudicative — (adj.) 1809; see ADJUDICATE (Cf. adjudicate) + IVE (Cf. ive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • adjudicative — ● adjudicatif, adjudicative adjectif Qui se rattache à une adjudication …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adjudicative — adjective see adjudicate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjudicative — See adjudication. * * * …   Universalium

  • adjudicative — adjective Of or pertaining to an adjudication or to an adjudicator. See Also: adjudicate …   Wiktionary

  • adjudicative — adj. concerning the judgment or determination of a court …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adjudicative — ad·ju·di·ca·tive …   English syllables

  • adjudicative — adjective concerned with adjudicating • Syn: ↑adjudicatory • Pertains to noun: ↑adjudication (for: ↑adjudicatory), ↑adjudication • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adjudicative competence — Adjudicative competence, also referred to as competent to stand trial, is a legal construct describing the criminal defendant s ability to understand and participate in legal proceedings. [cite web year= month=… …   Wikipedia

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