judiciary

[ joo-dish-ee-er-ee, -dish-uh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF judiciary

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It is strange to what extent the pass often debased the judiciary.

In the Senate the bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee as usual.

It was referred to the Judiciary Committee, but met with general disfavor.

In every instance save one these have been referred to the Judiciary Committees.

Separation of public authorities into legislative, executive and judiciary.

We do not know who invented this judiciary process, but it must belong to antiquity.

Well—well, what's the matter with the judiciary this morning?

He was made chairman of the Judiciary Committee by his political opponents.

Either to accept a seat in the Council, or in the judiciary department.

I like the organization of the government into legislative, judiciary and executive.

WORD ORIGIN

"relating to courts," early 15c., from Latin iudiciarius "of or belonging to a court of justice," from iudicium "judgment," from iudicem (see judge (v.)). The noun meaning "a body of judges, judges collectively" is from 1802 (judicature was used in this sense from 1590s).

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