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ju·di·ci·ar·y

 (jo͞o-dĭsh′ē-ĕr′ē, -dĭsh′ə-rē)
n. pl. ju·di·ci·ar·ies
1. The judicial branch of government.
2.
a. A system of courts of law for the administration of justice: judges serving in the federal judiciary.
b. The judges of these courts.

[Probably from Latin iūdiciārius, of the courts, from iūdicium, judgment, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.]

judiciary

(dʒuːˈdɪʃɪərɪ; -ˈdɪʃərɪ)
adj
(Law) of or relating to courts of law, judgment, or judges
n, pl -aries
1. (Law) the branch of the central authority in a state concerned with the administration of justice. Compare executive2, legislature
2. (Law) the system of courts in a country
3. (Law) the judges collectively; bench

ju•di•ci•ar•y

(dʒuˈdɪʃ iˌɛr i, -ˈdɪʃ ə ri)

n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj. n.
1. the judicial branch of government.
2. the system of courts of justice in a country.
3. judges collectively.
adj.
4. pertaining to the judicial branch or system or to judges.
[1580–90; orig. adj. < Latin jūdiciārius of the law courts; see judicial, -ary]

judiciary

A system of courts, or the judicial branch of a government.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.judiciary - persons who administer justicejudiciary - persons who administer justice  
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
governance, governing body, organisation, administration, brass, establishment, organization - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
2.judiciary - the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Federal Judiciary - the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
system, scheme - a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
Translations

judiciary

[dʒuːˈdɪʃɪərɪ]
A. ADJjudicial
B. N (= judges) → judicatura f; (= court system) → poder m judicial

judiciary

[dʒuːˈdɪʃiəri] n
the judiciary → le pouvoir judiciaire

judiciary

n (= branch of administration)Gerichtsbehörden pl; (= legal system)Gerichtswesen nt; (= judges)Richterstand m

judiciary

[dʒuːˈdɪʃ/ɛ7ərɪ] n the judiciaryla magistratura
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He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.
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e three institutions, the Parliament, Executive and Judiciary are independent and separate and must not encroach upon the powers of each other.
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