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adjudicate

[uh-joo-di-keyt] /əˈdʒu dɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), adjudicated, adjudicating.
1.
to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence.
2.
to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially.
verb (used without object), adjudicated, adjudicating.
3.
to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon).
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Latin adjūdicātus (past participle of adjūdicāre). See ad-, judge, -ate1
Related forms
adjudicative
[uh-joo-di-key-tiv, ‐kuh-tiv] /əˈdʒu dɪˌkeɪ tɪv, ‐kə tɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjudicatory
[uh-joo-di-kuh-tawr-ee, ‐tohr-ee] /əˈdʒu dɪ kəˌtɔr i, ‐ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
adjudicator, noun
misadjudicated, adjective
nonadjudicated, adjective
nonadjudicative, adjective
nonadjudicatively, adverb
readjudicate, verb, readjudicated, readjudicating.
unadjudicated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mis-adjudicated

adjudicate

/əˈdʒuːdɪˌkeɪt/
verb
1.
when intr, usually foll by upon. to give a decision (on), esp a formal or binding one
2.
(intransitive) to act as an adjudicator
3.
(transitive) (chess) to determine the likely result of (a game) by counting relative value of pieces, positional strength, etc
4.
(intransitive) to serve as a judge or arbiter, as in a competition
Derived Forms
adjudication, noun
adjudicative (əˈdʒuːdɪkətɪv) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Latin adjūdicāre to award something to someone, from ad- to + jūdicāre to act as a judge, from jūdex judge
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Word Origin and History for mis-adjudicated

adjudicate

v.

1700, from Latin adjudicatus, past participle of adjudicare (see adjudge). Related: Adjudicated; adjudicating.

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