Definition of adjudication noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˌdʒuːdɪˈkeɪʃn//
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the process of making an official decision about who is right in a disagreement between two groups or organizations; the decision that is made The case was referred to a higher court for adjudication. The adjudication will be published tomorrow.
  2. 2[uncountable] the process of judging a competition the final adjudication and presentation of prizes