- of or relating to courts of law, judgment, or judges
- the branch of the central authority in a state concerned with the administration of justice
- the system of courts in a country
- the judges collectively; bench
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
ju•di•ci•ar•y /dʒuˈdɪʃiˌɛri, -ˈdɪʃəri/USA pronunciation n., pl. -ar•ies,adj.
often: the + ~] Governmentthe judicial branch of government. Governmentthe system of courts of justice in a country. Governmentjudges thought of as a group.
adj. Governmentrelating to the judicial branch or system or to judges:the judiciary functions of the Supreme Court.
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