judicatory

judicatory
ju·di·ca·to·ry /'jü-di-kə-ˌtōr-ē/ n pl -ries [Medieval Latin judicatorium court of law, from judicare to judge]
1: a court of justice or legal tribunal
2: a governing body of a religious organization
judicatory adj

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

judicatory
I noun bar of justice, bench, court, court of justice, court of law, forum, institution where justice is rendered, judicature, judiciary, law court, place where justice is administered, ratio iudiciorum, tribunal associated concepts: inferior judicatory II index bench, board, chamber (body), forensic, forum (court), judicature, judiciary, jural, juridical, licit

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Judicatory — Ju di*ca*to*ry, a. [L. judicatorius.] Pertaining to the administration of justice; dispensing justice; judicial; as, judicatory tribunals. T. Wharton. [1913 Webster] Power to reject in an authoritative or judicatory way. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judicatory — Ju di*ca*to*ry (277), n. [L. judicatorium.] [1913 Webster] 1. A court of justice; a tribunal. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Administration of justice. [1913 Webster] The supreme court of judicatory. Clarendon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • judicatory — (n.) 1570s, from Fr. judicatoire, from L.L. iudicatorius judicial, pertaining to judgment, from iudicat , pp. stem of L. iudicare to judge (see JUDGE (Cf. judge) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • judicatory — [jo͞o′dikə tôr΄ē] adj. [LL(Ec) judicatorius < L judicatus: see JUDICATIVE] having to do with administering justice; judging n. pl. judicatories [LL judicatorium] 1. a court of law; tribunal 2. the system of administration of justice 3. law… …   English World dictionary

  • judicatory — /jooh di keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. judicatories. adj. 1. of or pertaining to judgment or the administration of justice; judiciary: judicatory power. n. 2. a court of law and justice; tribunal; judiciary. 3. the administration of… …   Universalium

  • judicatory — /ˈdʒudəkeɪtəri/ (say joohduhkaytuhree) adjective 1. of or relating to judgement or the administration of justice: judicatory power. –noun (plural judicatories) 2. a court of justice; a tribunal. 3. the administration of justice. {Late Latin… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • judicatory — A court of justice. Macon v Shaw, 16 Ga 172, 185. See church judicatory …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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

  • judicatory — noun (plural ries) Date: circa 1575 1. judiciary 1a 2. judicature 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • judicatory — 1. adjective of or pertaining to judgement, or to passing a sentence 2. noun a) A court or tribunal b) judicature …   Wiktionary

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