decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
"a judicial decision"
belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
judicial, juridical, juridic(adj)
relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
expressing careful judgment
"discriminative censure"; "a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett
That branch of government which is responsible for maintaining the courts of law and for the administration of justice.
Of or relating to a court of law, or to the administration of justice.
Judicial days: days on which courts are open.
Origin: From iudicialis.
pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of justice; sanctioned or ordered by a court; as, judicial power; judicial proceedings; a judicial sale
fitted or apt for judging or deciding; as, a judicial mind
belonging to the judiciary, as distinguished from legislative, administrative, or executive. See Executive
Origin: [L. judicialis, fr. judicium judgment, fr. judex judge: cf. OF. judicial. See Judge.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jōō-dish′al, adj. pertaining to a judge or court of justice: established by statute.—adv. Judic′ially.—Judicial Committee, an offshoot of the Privy Council, forming a court of appeal; Judicial factor, in Scotland, an administrator appointed by the courts to manage the estate of some one under some imperfection; Judicial separation, the separation of two married persons by order of the Divorce Court. [L. judicialis—judicium.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'judicial' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3760
Rank popularity for the word 'judicial' in Adjectives Frequency: #510
The numerical value of judicial in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of judicial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.
Scarcely any political question arises in the United States that is not resolved, sooner or later, into a judicial question.
Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.
It's a matter for Indonesia's Judicial Commission to investigate these matters and that underlines why we continue to request Indonesia to allow the Judicial Commission to finalize its review.
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
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- judiciari, judicialCatalan, Valencian
- gerichtlich, Justiz, Justiz-German
- oikeudellinen, oikeuslaitos, oikeus-Finnish
- dligheilScottish Gaelic
- giudiziario, giudizialeItalian
- 司法, 司法のJapanese
- hwoldii biłhazʼą́ą́jíNavajo, Navaho
- judiciário, judicialPortuguese
- судебный, судебнаяRussian
- tư phápVietnamese
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