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Definitions for judicial
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decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
"a judicial decision"
belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge
judicial, juridical, juridicadjective
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.
Etymology: From iudicialis.
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system, judicature, judicial branch, judiciative branch, and court or judiciary system) is the system of courts that adjudicates legal disputes/disagreements and interprets, defends, and applies the law in legal cases.
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
Etymology: [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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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
Examples of judicial in a Sentence
President Biden's approach to judicial nominations is going to put the nail in the coffin of the conventional wisdom that Democrats don't care enough about Supreme Court.
The officer will have his day in court, and I have faith that the judicial system will properly determine guilt or innocence.
How would you have reacted if, say, during the Kavanaugh confirmation, the White House shared judicial materials with Republicans and did not share it with Democrats?
I regret that he chose not to consider every American, we shouldn't whittle down the talent pool and choose people for reasons that are inconsistent with the American tradition. Brown Jackson, nominated to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on pending judicial nominations on Capitol Hill, April 28, 2021. ( Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images).
It is obvious that these appointments lack judicial independence or adequate separation from the executive, and the judges are being appointed for tribunals with indications that they should lean in favor of declaring people foreigners.
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- judiciari, judicialCatalan, Valencian
- Justiz-, Justiz, gerichtlichGerman
- oikeudellinen, oikeus-, oikeuslaitosFinnish
- dligheilScottish Gaelic
- giudiziale, giudiziarioItalian
- 司法の, 司法Japanese
- hwoldii biłhazʼą́ą́jíNavajo, Navaho
- judicial, judiciárioPortuguese
- судебный, судебнаяRussian
- tư phápVietnamese
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