Definitions for judiciarydʒuˈdɪʃ iˌɛr i, -ˈdɪʃ ə ri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ju•di•ci•ar•ydʒuˈdɪʃ iˌɛr i, -ˈdɪʃ ə ri(n.; adj.)(pl.)-ar•ies
(n.)the judicial branch of government.
the system of courts of justice in a country.
(adj.)pertaining to the judicial branch or system or to judges.
Origin of judiciary:
1580–90; orig. adj. < L jūdiciārius of the law courts; see judicial,-ary
persons who administer justice
judiciary, judicature, judicatory, judicial system(noun)
the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
The court system and judges considered collectively, the judicial branch of government.
of or pertaining to courts of judicature, or legal tribunals; judicial; as, a judiciary proceeding
that branch of government in which judicial power is vested; the system of courts of justice in a country; the judges, taken collectively; as, an independent judiciary; the senate committee on the judiciary