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juridical

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adjective ju·rid·i·cal \ju̇-ˈri-di-kəl\

Definition of juridical

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge

  2. 2 :  of or relating to law or jurisprudence :  legal

juridically

play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Variants of juridical

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juridic

play \-dik\

Origin and Etymology of juridical

Latin juridicus, from jur-, jus + dicere to say — more at diction


First Known Use: 1502

Rhymes with juridical


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juridical

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adjective ju·rid·i·cal \ju̇-ˈri-di-kəl\

Legal Definition of juridical

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge <raises a juridical question regarding trial>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to law or jurisprudence :  legal <juridical opinions>



Origin and Etymology of juridical

Latin juridicus, from jur-, jus law + dicere to say


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