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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·ju·di·ca·tion /əˌʤudɪˈkeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·ju·di·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of adjudicating; the act or process of trying and determining judicially.
 2. A deliberate determination by the judicial power; a judicial decision or sentence.  “An adjudication in favor of natural rights.”
 3. Bankruptcy practice The decision upon the question whether the debtor is a bankrupt.
 4. Scots Law A process by which land is attached security or in satisfaction of a debt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of
          pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented