Adjudication


Adjudication
A legal ruling or judgment. Adjudication can also refer to the legal process of hearing and settling a case. It usually refers to the final judgment or pronouncement in a case that will determine the course of action taken in reference to the issue presented.

Adjudication can also refer to a decree in the bankruptcy process between the defendant and the creditors. In the healthcare industry, adjudication is used to determine the carrier's liability for claims submitted by the insured. Adjudications can be handed down in disputes between private parties and public officials or organizations.


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  • adjudication — [ adʒydikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1330; lat. jurid. adjudicatio 1 ♦ Dr. civ. Déclaration par laquelle le juge ou un officier public attribue au plus offrant un bien mis aux enchères. Vente par adjudication : vente aux enchères. Adjudication volontaire;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adjudication — I noun act of judgment, adjudgment, arbitrage, arbitrament, arbitration, authoritative decision, award, conclusion, decision, declaration, decree, deliberate determination, determination, determination of issues, disposition, edict, final… …   Law dictionary

  • Adjudication — is the legal process by which an arbiter or judge reviews evidence and argumentation including legal reasoning set forth by opposing parties or litigants to come to a decision which determines rights and obligations between the parties… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjudication — Ad*ju di*ca tion, n. [L. adjudicatio: cf. F. adjudication.] 1. The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and determining judicially. [1913 Webster] 2. A deliberate determination by the judicial power; a judicial decision or sentence.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjudication — Adjudication. s. f. v. (Le D. ne se prononce point.) Acte de vive voix, ou par escrit, par lequel on adjuge. L Adjudication en fut faite. un bail par adjudication …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • adjudication — ADJUDICATION. sub. f. Acte de Justice, par lequel on adjuge de vive voix ou par écrit. L adjudication en fut faite publiquement. Un bail paradjudication …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • adjudication — (n.) 1690s, from Fr. adjudication or directly from L.L. adjudicationem (nom. adjudicatio), noun of action from pp. stem of adjudicare (see ADJUDGE (Cf. adjudge)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • adjudication — par decret, Addictio rei auctione venditae, Auctionis clausula. Le jour de l adjudication par decret, Dies addictionis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Adjudication — Adjudication, gerichtliche Zutheilung, Zusprache im allg., besonders im Theilungsproceß und bei Versteigerungen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • adjudication — [n] judgment conclusion, decision, determination, finding, pronouncement, ruling, settlement, verdict; concepts 103,689 …   New thesaurus

  • adjudication — [ə jo͞o΄di kā′shən] n. 1. the act of adjudicating 2. Law a) a judge s decision b) a decree in bankruptcy determining the status of the bankrupt adjudicative [ə jo͞o′dəkāt΄iv, ə jo͞o′dəkə tiv] adj …   English World dictionary