judicature
I noun administration of justice, authority, bench, court, court of law, court's jurisdiction, extent of the court's authority, forum, iurisdictio, judicatory, jurisdiction, jurisdiction of the court, legal authority, legal power, tribunal II index bar (court), bench, council (assembly), forum (court), judgment (formal court decree), judicatory, judiciary

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


judicature
n.
1 The administration of justice via a court system.
2 The judges serving in such a court system.
3 The office and duties of a judge.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


judicature
A term used to describe the judicial branch of government; the judiciary; or those connected with the court system.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


judicature
A term used to describe the judicial branch of government; the judiciary; or those connected with the court system.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • judicature — [ ʒydikatyr ] n. f. • 1426; lat. médiév. judicatura, de judicare « juger » ♦ Vx ou hist. Profession de juge. Charge, office de judicature. ● judicature nom féminin (latin judicatum, de judicare, juger) Dans l ancienne monarchie, condition et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • judicature — Judicature, Office de judicature, Iudicatus. B. Tenir office de judicature, Magistratum iudicialem capere. B. Un office de judicature achetée, Iudicatus aere partus. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • judicature — Judicature. s. f. Estat, condition, profession de Juge. Charge de Judicature. Office de Judicature. Il se dit aussi par extension de tous ceux qui servent à l administration de la Justice. Il s est mis plustost dans la Judicature que dans les… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Judicature — Ju di*ca*ture (?; 135), n. [F., fr. LL. judicatura.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or profession of those employed in the administration of justice; also, the dispensing or administration of justice. [1913 Webster] The honor of the judges in their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • judicature — ► NOUN 1) the administration of justice. 2) (the judicature) judges collectively. DERIVATIVES judicatory adjective. ORIGIN from Latin judicare to judge …   English terms dictionary

  • judicature — (n.) 1520s, from M.L. iudicatura, from iudicat , pp. stem of L. iudicare to judge (see JUDGE (Cf. judge) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • judicature — [jo͞o′dikə chər] n. [MFr < ML judicatura < L judicare: see JUDGE, vt. vi.] 1. the administering of justice 2. the position, functions, or legal power of a judge 3. the extent of legal power of a judge or court of law; jurisdiction 4. a… …   English World dictionary

  • judicature — (ju di ka tu r ) s. f. 1°   État, profession de toute personne employée à l administration de la justice. •   Il savait que les premières lois qu il faut étudier sont celles de la Providence ; que la judicature est une espèce de sacerdoce où il n …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • JUDICATURE — s. f. État, condition, profession du juge, de toute personne employée à l administration de la justice. Charge de judicature. Office de judicature. Il a mieux aimé se mettre dans la judicature que dans les finances …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • JUDICATURE — n. f. Profession du juge, de toute personne employée à l’administration de la justice. Charge de judicature. Office de judicature. Il a vieilli …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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