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adjudicate

(ă-jood′ĭ-kāt″) [L. adjudicare, to award a judgment, judge]
To issue or make a judgment in a court of law, e.g., regarding malpractice.
adjudication (-jood″ĭ-kā′shŏn) adjudicator (-jood′ĭ-kāt″ŏr)

adjudicate (əjōō´dikāt´),

v the final step in dental peer review at which the dental peer review committee renders a formal, nonlegal decision on a case.
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To date, CA has hired 83 consular adjudicators on LNAs, and 55 are assigned overseas.
For example, under NEC the London Olympic Delivery Authority appointed 11 different adjudicators.
And the adjudicators do not know to whom they are speaking.
There are three adjudicators dealing with approximately 19,000 applications.
When it came to the question of persecution, if the adjudicator believed the claimant's story, the adjudicator either described the violence which the woman had experienced, or simply asserted that the claimant had suffered from domestic violence, and then moved on to other steps of the analysis.
A Wirral Borough Council spokesman said: "The council has received the written report from the adjudicator.
He said the most likely explanation is that the adjudicator was on the telephone when Mr.
In the case of a complaint regarding an abusive registration the adjudicator can refuse the dispute or the transfer of the disputed domain name to the complainant.
Schools Secretary Ed Balls will study the findings after chief adjudicator Sir Philip Hunter cited "evidence of widespread and serious departures".
And since the chief adjudicator, former Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench judge Ted Hughes, has not yet ruled on the appeals, the 38 adjudicators (of whom four are Aboriginal) don't know how much support they'll receive in the face of what insiders have no doubt felt is severe government pressure.
She is also former executive director of the London Battered Women's Advocacy Clinic and is now an adjudicator for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board.