Ad*ju`di*ca"tion (#), n. [L. adjudicatio: cf. F. adjudication.]
The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and determining judicially.
A deliberate determination by the judicial power; a judicial decision or sentence.
in favor of natural rights."
3. Bankruptcy practice
The decision upon the question whether the debtor is a bankrupt.
A process by which land is attached security or in satisfaction of a debt.
© Webster 1913.