Definition of adjudicatory in English:

adjudicatory

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of adjudication; having the power or authority to adjudicate.

noun

  • A person or body of people that adjudicates; specifically (in later use, in certain denominations of the Christian church) a body with the authority to make official rulings on church matters.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Consett (fl. 1685). From adjudicate + -ory.

Pronunciation:

adjudicatory

/ədʒuːdɪˈkeɪt(ə)ri/