ju·rid·i·cal /ju̇-'ri-di-kəl/ adj [Latin juridicus, from jur- jus law + dicere to say]
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
nowhere in...juridical opinions can we discover any overriding ruleBrown v. Superior Court of Sacramento Cty., 655 P.2d 1260 (1982)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective according to law, adjudged, advising, advisory, authoritative, authorized, concerning the law, conformable with the law, discerning, discretionary, discriminating, discriminative, enlightened, equitable, fair, forensic, impartial, in accordance with the law, in conformity to the law, iuridicialis, judgelike, judgmatic, judicative, judicatorial, judicatory, judicial, judiciary, judicious, jural, juridic, jurisprudential, juristic, just, justifiable, justified, lawful, legal, legalistic, legalized, magisterial, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, politic, prescribed, principled, proper, provident, prudent, prudential, rational, reflecting, right, rightful, sagacious, sage, sanctioned, sapient, solicitorial, sound, unbiased, understanding, unprejudiced, warranted, well-advised, within the law II index civic, forensic, judicial, jural

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Having to do with legal proceedings, judges, or the administration of justice.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Pertaining to the administration of justice or to the office of a judge.

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

Pertaining to the administration of justice or to the office of a judge.

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


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  • juridical — (adj.) c.1500, from L. iuridicalis relating to right; pertaining to justice, from iuridicus, from ius right, law (gen. iuris; see JURIST (Cf. jurist)) + dicere to say, to speak (see DICTION (Cf. diction)). Related: Juridically …   Etymology dictionary

  • juridical — juristic, judicial, judiciary …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • juridical — [jo͞o rid′i kəl, joorid′i kləl] adj. [L juridicus < jus (gen. juris), law (see JURY1) + dicere, to point out, declare (see DICTION) + AL] of judicial proceedings, jurisprudence, or law: also juridic juridically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Juridical — Juridic Ju*rid ic, Juridical Ju*rid ic*al, a. [L. juridicus relating to the administration of justice; jus, juris, right, law + dicare to pronounce: cf. F. juridique. See {Just}, a., and {Diction}.] Pertaining to a judge or to jurisprudence;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • juridical — adjective /dʒʊˈɹɪdɪkəl/ Pertaining to the law or rule of law, legal; judicial, related to the administration of justice (as to jurisprudence, or to the function of a judge or court). ...in any case one schematizes power in a juridical form, and… …   Wiktionary

  • juridical — also juridic adjective Etymology: Latin juridicus, from jur , jus + dicere to say more at diction Date: 1502 1. of or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge 2. of or relating to law or jurisprudence ; legal •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • juridical — juridically, adv. /joo rid i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the administration of justice. 2. of or pertaining to law or jurisprudence; legal. Also, juridic. [1495 1505; < L juridic(us) (juri , comb. form of jus law + dic , base of dicere to …   Universalium

  • juridical — Synonyms and related words: actionable, applicable, authorized, competent, constitutional, critical, judgmental, judicative, judicatorial, judicatory, judicial, judiciary, judicious, juridic, jurisdictional, jurisdictive, juristic, just,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • juridical — ju|rid|i|cal [dʒuˈrıdıkəl] adj formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: juridicus, from jus ( JUST2) + dicere to say ] relating to judges or the law …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • juridical — ju|rid|i|cal [ dʒu rıdıkl ] adjective VERY FORMAL relating to courts or the law …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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