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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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Although many jurisdictions base the decision to adjudicate on whether the offense is a misdemeanor or a felony, mediation has been used successfully for both.
If necessary, we will adjudicate these matters once and for all, in the public arena on behalf of our shareholders.
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ISO is a "de jure" standards organization in which appointed representatives from the world's nations develop and adjudicate international standards.
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He said that their issue was under trial in the apex court and unless the court adjudicates the matter the special court could not pursue the case.