judicature

noun
ju·​di·​ca·​ture | \ ˈjü-di-kə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce judicature (audio) , -chər, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r \

Definition of judicature

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

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Recent Examples on the Web In South Korea, these were the press, judicature, and religious organizations. Lutz Finger, Forbes, 6 May 2021

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First Known Use of judicature

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for judicature

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

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“Judicature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judicature. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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