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
This is, in the opinion of many, an unprecedented judicial overreach.
We are confronted with a very grave judicial error that must be set right.
The map can help us obtain judicial recognition ... of the indigenous land.
To me, this is a great metaphor for how absurdly evil their judicial system is.
We are doing so in the context of a judicial system without any resort to any extra-judicial measures.
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Translations for judicial
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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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