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Meaning of judicial by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Latin iūdiciālis .


    judicial ( comparative more judicial, superlative most judicial )

    1. Of or relating to a court of law, or to the administration of justice .
      Judicial days: days on which courts are open .

Explanation of judicial by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. expressing careful judgment

    2. a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose-Tyler Dennett
    3. decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice

    4. a judicial decision
    5. relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge

    6. judicial system
    7. belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge

    8. judicial robes

    Definition of judicial by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Judicial a. [L. judicialis, fr. judicium judgment, fr. judex judge: cf. OF. judicial. See Judge.]

      1. Pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of justice; sanctioned or ordered by a court; as, “judicial power; judicial proceedings; a judicial sale.” “Judicial massacres.” Macaulay.

      Not a moral but a judicial law, and so was abrogated. Milton.

      2. Fitted or apt for judging or deciding; as, “a judicial mind; judicial temperament”.

      3. Belonging to the judiciary, as distinguished from legislative, administrative, or executive. See Executive.

      4. Judicious. [Obs.] B. Jonson.