juridical

adjective
ju·​rid·​i·​cal | \ ju̇-ˈri-di-kəl How to pronounce juridical (audio) \
variants: or less commonly juridic \ ju̇-​ˈri-​dik How to pronounce juridical (audio) \

Definition of juridical

1 : of or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge
2 : of or relating to law or jurisprudence : legal

Other Words from juridical

juridically \ ju̇-​ˈri-​di-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce juridical (audio) \ adverb

Examples of juridical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And as Frankfurter discovered in his old age, such coalitions have no intrinsic investment in juridical positions on the proper role of the court. John Fabian Witt, The New Republic, 26 Aug. 2022 In other words, juridical rulings limiting the criminalization of homelessness gave police and property owners a greater stake in the provision of shelter. Tracy Rosenthal, The New Republic, 19 May 2022 Facebook set up an Oversight Board, fusing its own brand of technological solutionism with its own flavor of juridical oversight. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, 22 Oct. 2021 None of this would be possible without a lot of juridical spelunking. Luke Winkie, Wired, 19 Oct. 2021 Private employers who institute vaccine mandates also have a legitimate leg to stand on from a purely juridical standpoint. Ira Bedzow, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 Ezama holds a bachelor of science degree in law and master’s in juridical practice and HR management from Spain’s University of Deusto. Todd Spangler, Variety, 23 Aug. 2021 The procedures may differ, but the result is the same: through administrative and juridical harassment, civil or military, our colleagues are deprived of their fundamental freedoms, including academic freedom. Ahmed Abbes, Scientific American, 16 Oct. 2020 But popular mobilisation was allowed to settle a juridical issue, and that shifted the terms by which the issue was judged thereafter. Sanaya Chandar, Quartz India, 8 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of juridical

1502, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for juridical

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

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20 Sep 2022

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“Juridical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juridical. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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juridical

adjective
ju·​rid·​i·​cal | \ ju̇-ˈri-di-kəl How to pronounce juridical (audio) \

Legal Definition of juridical

1 : of or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge raises a juridical question regarding trial
2 : of or relating to law or jurisprudence : legal juridical opinions

History and Etymology for juridical

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

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