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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-joo-di-keyt]
    • /əˈdʒu dɪˌkeɪt/
    • /əˈdʒuː.dɪ.keɪ.tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-joo-di-keyt]
    • /əˈdʒu dɪˌkeɪt/

Definitions of adjudicator word

  • noun adjudicator a judge, esp in a competition 3
  • noun adjudicator an arbitrator, esp in a dispute 3
  • verb with object adjudicator to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. 1
  • verb with object adjudicator to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially. 1
  • verb without object adjudicator to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon). 1
  • noun adjudicator A person who adjudicates. 1

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Origin of adjudicator

First appearance:

before 1690
One of the 49% oldest English words
First recorded in 1690-1700, adjudicate is from the Latin word adjūdicātus (past participle of adjūdicāre). See ad-, judge, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Adjudicator


adjudicator popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for adjudicator

noun adjudicator

  • referee — one to whom something is referred, especially for decision or settlement; arbitrator.
  • moderator — a person or thing that moderates.
  • arbitrator — a person selected to judge a dispute; arbiter, esp. one, as in collective bargaining negotiations, named with the consent of both sides
  • go-between — a person who acts as an agent or intermediary between persons or groups; emissary.
  • mediator — a person who mediates, especially between parties at variance.

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