Definition of abjudicate in English:

abjudicate

Pronunciation /abˈdʒuːdɪkeɪt/

verb

  • 1rare To pass judgment against; to reject or disallow; to prohibit.

  • 2Abjudge.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Fulbecke (1560–?1603), lawyer and historian. From classical Latin abiūdicāt-, past participial stem of abiūdicāre to take away by a judicial verdict, to reject from ab- + iūdicāre.