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Meaning of JUDICATORY

Pronunciation:  'jooduku`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
 

JUDICATORY is a 10 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: judicature, judicial system, judiciary
 
 See Also: authorities, government, regime, system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ju"di*ca*to*ry\, a. [L. judicatorius.]
    Pertaining to the administration of justice; dispensing
    justice; judicial; as, judicatory tribunals. --T. Wharton.
    
          Power to reject in an authoritative or judicatory way.
                                                   --Bp. Hall.
    
    
  2. \Ju"di*ca*to*ry\ (277), n. [L. judicatorium.]
    1. A court of justice; a tribunal. --Milton.
    
    2. Administration of justice.
    
             The supreme court of judicatory.      --Clarendon.
    
    
 

 

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