noun (Plural: adjudications)
- The act of adjudicate, adjudicating, of reaching a judgement.
- A judgment or sentence.
- Mr. C. says he confessed to avoid a lengthier sentence after his original attorney told him that the prosecutor claimed DNA evidence conclusively identified him as the attacker. Mr. C. had an earlier deferred <b>adjudication</b> for indecency with a minor. — Houston Chronicle (6/17/2007)
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