judicature

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noun ju·di·ca·ture \ ˈjü-di-kə-ˌchu̇r , -chər , -ˌtyu̇r , -ˌtu̇r \

Definition of judicature

1 :the action of judging :the administration of justice
2 :a court of justice
3 :judiciary 1

Origin and Etymology of judicature

Middle French, from Medieval Latin judicatura, from Latin judicatus, past participle of judicare


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