judicative

adjective

ju·​di·​ca·​tive
-ˌkātiv
: having the power to judge : judicial
all the judicative authority of the House of LordsDavid Hume †1776

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin judicativus, from Latin judicatus (past participle of judicare to judge) + -ivus -ive

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“Judicative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judicative. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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