extrajudicial(redirected from extrajudicially)
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1. Outside of the authority of a court.
2. Without the intervention or involvement of a court.
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1. (Law) outside the ordinary course of legal proceedings: extrajudicial evidence.
2. (Law) beyond the jurisdiction or authority of the court: an extrajudicial opinion.
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ex•tra•ju•di•cial(ˌɛk strə dʒuˈdɪʃ əl)
1. being outside the action or authority of a court.
2. outside the usual procedure of justice; legally unwarranted.
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|Adj.||1.||extrajudicial - beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted; "an extrajudicial penalty"|
illegal - prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
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