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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjudicatornoun

    a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes


  1. adjudicatornoun

    One, especially a man or boy, who adjudicates; compare: adjudicatrix.


  1. Adjudicator

    An adjudicator is someone who presides, judges, and arbitrates during a formal dispute or competition. They have numerous purposes, including preliminary legal judgments, to determine applicant eligibility, or to assess contenders' performance in competitions.


  1. adjudicator

    An adjudicator is a person or institution that makes a formal judgement or decision about an issue or dispute, often in a legal context. The adjudicator has the authoritative power to make decisions and offer solutions in matters under consideration. This could be a judge in a court of law, an arbitrator in an arbitration proceeding, or a member of a panel in a competition or contest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adjudicatornoun

    one who adjudicates


  1. Adjudicator

    An adjudicator is someone who presides, judges and arbitrates during a formal dispute. The term adjudicator essentially means a judge, without invoking the legal term. An ombudsman is a type of adjudicator in local government in the United Kingdom. An example of an adjudicator is a person who makes a preliminary judgment as to an unemployment insurance claim. An adjudicator makes an initial decision to keep a case from going to court. Although the adjudicator's decision does not have the same legal weight, an adjudicator has still rendered a decision just like a judge. Although a case can be appealed to a judge, the adjudicator's decision is frequently accepted as the same as what a judge would make, keeping many time-consuming cases out of the court system. Adjudicator is also a term used to refer to a panel of judges in the process of receiving a Top Secret/SCI security clearance for the United States government. Adjudicators are the panel that review all of the information from a background investigation and a polygraph and make a decision whether or not to grant the clearance. Adjudicators in a medical review board make disability and retirement benefit decisions for Federal employees and Military personnel after an individual has applied for immediate retirement because of a serious or chronic medical condition. Adjudicators also exist for immigration benefits.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adjudicator in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adjudicator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Mark Krikorian:

    The first thing the adjudicator did was look at the husband to see his reaction – was he blas or was he concerned.

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. hunch
    • B. contempt
    • C. peccadillo
    • D. whitewash

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