noun (plural judiciaries)(usually the judiciary)
The judicial authorities of a country; judges collectively.
- Yet geography and professionalization of the judiciary have affected the status of the judges.
- The convention of ministerial responsibility is not enforced by the judiciary.
- In some jurisdictions, the judiciary are provided with the resources to run the courts.
See judicial (usage).
Early 19th century: from Latin judiciarius, from judicium 'judgment'.
Words that rhyme with judiciarybeneficiary, fishery
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