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English definition of “adjudge”

adjudge

verb [T often passive] uk   /əˈdʒʌdʒ/ formal us  
to announce a decision or consider something, especially officially: [+ to infinitive] Half an hour into the game Paterson was adjudged to have fouled Jackson and was sent off. [+ noun/adj] In October 1990, Mirchandani was adjudged bankrupt. Fairbanks was adjudged the winner.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueAnnouncing, informing and stating
(Definition of adjudge from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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