judicatory

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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] …

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  • 3 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] …

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  • 4 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.)) …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 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… …

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  • 8 judicatory — A court of justice. Macon v Shaw, 16 Ga 172, 185. See church judicatory …

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

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

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

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  • 12 judicatory — n. court of law; dispensation of justice adj. of or pertaining to a court of law, judicial; pertaining to the dispensing of justice …

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  • 13 judicatory — ju·di·ca·to·ry …

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  • 14 judicatory —  Судоустройство …

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  • 15 judicatory — ju•di•ca•to•ry [[t]ˈdʒu dɪ kəˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] n. pl. to•ries, adj. 1) a court of law and justice; tribunal 2) the administration of justice 3) of or pertaining to the administration of justice; judiciary …

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  • 16 judicatory — noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government • Syn: ↑judiciary, ↑judicature, ↑judicial system • Hypernyms: ↑system, ↑scheme • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 17 Middle judicatory — A middle judicatory is an administrative structure or organization found in a religious denominations between the local congregation and the widest or highest national or international level. The term is meant to be neutral with regard to polity …

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  • 18 church judicatory — see judicatory …

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  • 19 church judicatory — An ecclesiastical court with judicial powers. A court of a church or religious society for the adjudication of questions relating to the faith and practice of the church over which legal or temporal tribunals do not have jurisdiction. 45 Am J1st… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 Episcopal polity — is a form of church governance which is hierarchical in structure with the chief authority over a local Christian church resting in a bishop (Greek: episcopos ). This episcopal structure is found most often in the various churches of Orthodox,… …

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