judicature








noun

  1. the administration of justice, as by judges or courts.
  2. the office, function, or authority of a judge.
  3. the jurisdiction of a judge or court.
  4. a body of judges.
  5. the power of administering justice by legal trial and determination.

noun

  1. the administration of justice
  2. the office, function, or power of a judge
  3. the extent of authority of a court or judge
  4. a body of judges or persons exercising judicial authority; judiciary
  5. a court of justice or such courts collectively
n.

1520s, from Medieval Latin iudicatura, from iudicat-, past participle stem of Latin iudicare “to judge” (see judge (v.)).

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