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Adjudication the process by which an arbiter or judge review evidence and argumentation including legal reasoning set forth by opposing parties or litigants to come to a decision or judgment which determines rights and obligations between the parties involved.

See also lawsuit, arbitration, binding arbitration, mediation, alternative dispute resolution.

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