Definitions for: Judiciary

[n] persons who administer justice
[n] the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government

Webster (1913) Definition: Ju*di"cia*ry (?; 277), a. [L. judiciarius, fr.
judicium judgment: cf. F. judiciare. See Judicial.]
Of or pertaining to courts of judicature, or legal tribunals;
judicial; as, a judiciary proceeding. --Bp. Burnet.

Ju*di"cia*ry, n. [Cf. LL. judiciaria, F.
That branch of government in which judicial power is vested;
the system of courts of justice in a country; the judges,
taken collectively; as, an independent judiciary; the senate
committee on the judiciary.

Synonyms: bench, judicatory, judicature, judicial system

See Also: administration, authorities, brass, establishment, governance, governing body, government, organisation, organization, regime, system

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