judicatory

  • 1judicatory — ju·di·ca·to·ry / jü di kə ˌtōr ē/ n pl ries [Medieval Latin judicatorium court of law, from judicare to judge] 1: a court of justice or legal tribunal 2: a governing body of a religious organization judicatory adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …

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  • 2Judicatory — Ju di*ca*to*ry, a. [L. judicatorius.] Pertaining to the administration of justice; dispensing justice; judicial; as, judicatory tribunals. T. Wharton. [1913 Webster] Power to reject in an authoritative or judicatory way. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3Judicatory — Ju di*ca*to*ry (277), n. [L. judicatorium.] [1913 Webster] 1. A court of justice; a tribunal. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Administration of justice. [1913 Webster] The supreme court of judicatory. Clarendon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4judicatory — (n.) 1570s, from Fr. judicatoire, from L.L. iudicatorius judicial, pertaining to judgment, from iudicat , pp. stem of L. iudicare to judge (see JUDGE (Cf. judge) (v.)) …

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  • 5judicatory — [jo͞o′dikə tôr΄ē] adj. [LL(Ec) judicatorius < L judicatus: see JUDICATIVE] having to do with administering justice; judging n. pl. judicatories [LL judicatorium] 1. a court of law; tribunal 2. the system of administration of justice 3. law… …

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  • 6judicatory — /jooh di keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. judicatories. adj. 1. of or pertaining to judgment or the administration of justice; judiciary: judicatory power. n. 2. a court of law and justice; tribunal; judiciary. 3. the administration of… …

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  • 7judicatory — /ˈdʒudəkeɪtəri/ (say joohduhkaytuhree) adjective 1. of or relating to judgement or the administration of justice: judicatory power. –noun (plural judicatories) 2. a court of justice; a tribunal. 3. the administration of justice. {Late Latin… …

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  • 8judicatory — A court of justice. Macon v Shaw, 16 Ga 172, 185. See church judicatory …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 9judicatory — judicature ► NOUN 1) the administration of justice. 2) (the judicature) judges collectively. DERIVATIVES judicatory adjective. ORIGIN from Latin judicare to judge …

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  • 10judicatory — noun (plural ries) Date: circa 1575 1. judiciary 1a 2. judicature 2 …

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  • 11judicatory — 1. adjective of or pertaining to judgement, or to passing a sentence 2. noun a) A court or tribunal b) judicature …

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  • 12judicatory — n. court of law; dispensation of justice adj. of or pertaining to a court of law, judicial; pertaining to the dispensing of justice …

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  • 13judicatory — ju·di·ca·to·ry …

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  • 14judicatory —  Судоустройство …

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  • 15judicatory — ju•di•ca•to•ry [[t]ˈdʒu dɪ kəˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] n. pl. to•ries, adj. 1) a court of law and justice; tribunal 2) the administration of justice 3) of or pertaining to the administration of justice; judiciary …

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  • 16judicatory — noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government • Syn: ↑judiciary, ↑judicature, ↑judicial system • Hypernyms: ↑system, ↑scheme • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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