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English definition of “adjudication”

adjudication

noun [C or U]     /əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃən/ LAW
the process or act of making an official decision about something, especially about who is right in a disagreement: This a widely respected judge in his specialist field - the adjudication of planning disputes. Your case is set to be heard by an adjudication panel.
(Definition of adjudication noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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