ad·judge / əˈjəj/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be adjudged) consider or declare to be true or the case: she was adjudged guilty. ∎ (adjudge something to) (in legal use) award something judicially to (someone): the court adjudged legal damages to her. ∎ (in legal use) condemn (someone) to pay a penalty.DERIVATIVES: ad·judg·ment (also ad·judge·ment) n.
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