juridical

adjective
ju·rid·i·cal | \ju̇-ˈri-di-kəl \
variants: or less commonly juridic \ju̇-ˈri-dik \

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

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juridically \ju̇-ˈri-di-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018 Or lobby for juridical reform that rethinks the wide latitude cops are given under law to use deadly force. Marcos Bretón, sacbee, "Our Stephon Clark lie – ‘Diverse’ Sacramento is not as tolerant as we think," 30 Mar. 2018

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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

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

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juridical

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

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

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