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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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Concerns about admission arrangements continue to make up the largest part of the work of the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) and accounted for 100 of the total of 163 new cases of all types referred to OSA.
I knew I had won but I had no idea what the adjudicator was going to say about my work," he said.
Consular adjudicators must be FSI language-qualified before they can receive an offer of employment.
Furthermore, the FIDIC board has 84 days to issue its decision - NEC's adjudicator has four weeks.
Ami Dowden-Fant, whose piece etches of her skin was selected for the 2008 national festival, says adjudicators gave her new ways to see her work.
There were concerns that the adjudicators had already been selected and that the advertisement was only a charade; there were also assumptions from other sections of the community that the positions would only be open to 'onelegged, single-mother, mixed-race, trans-gender lesbians.
This report presents data on factors such as the rates at which adjudicators consider the adequacy of women's shelters and the responsiveness of local police to complaints.
You can guess what they told him to do when he called the unemployment office: Call the adjudicator.
These factors include the lack of national precedents and limited experience on the part of adjudicators.
The three adjudicators, who flew in from UK especially for the competition, gave their feedback to each performer during the competition as well as individual written critiques to help them with their musical development.
The Vocal Jazz choirs also received the Adjudicators Trophy, given by one of the three adjudicators for reaching the highest score (an average score of 95 or higher).
The source said adjudicators know that the 80 or more Justice department lawyers working on residential school cases will closely examine every decision they make.