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judiciary

noun ju·di·cia·ry \jü-ˈdi-shē-ˌer-ē, -ˈdi-shə-rē\

: the courts of law and judges in a country : the branch of government that includes courts of law and judges

Full Definition of JUDICIARY

1
a :  a system of courts of law
b :  the judges of these courts
2
:  a branch of government in which judicial power is vested
judiciary adjective

Origin of JUDICIARY

judiciary, adjective, from Latin judiciarius judicial, from judicium
First Known Use: 1787

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