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English definition of “adjudicate”

adjudicate

verb [I, T]
 
 
/əˈdʒuːdɪkeɪt/ formal
to make an official judgment or decision about a competition or disagreement: Occasionally, he has to adjudicate on a pensions matter.Court cases, orders and decisionsDiplomacy and mediation
adjudication
 
 
/əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [U]
adjudicator noun [C]
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