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juridical

Syllabification: ju·rid·i·cal
Pronunciation: /jo͞oˈridək(ə)l
 
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Definition of juridical in English:

adjective

Law
Of or relating to judicial proceedings and the administration of the law.
Example sentences
  • Whether as a matter of juridical theory such judicial abstinence is properly to be regarded as a matter of discretion or a matter of jurisdiction seems to me for present purposes immaterial.
  • There is as well, here, the factor of any juridical disadvantage to the Plaintiff if she is required to proceed in Peru.
  • What is more, there is a clear juridical advantage to the plaintiff in Ontario implicitly acknowledged by the Post.

Origin

early 16th century: from Latin juridicus (from jus, jur- 'law' + dicere 'say') + -al.

Derivatives

juridically

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • States are juridically equal under international law.
  • Nevertheless, most legal commentators assume that the accused can expect acquittal, because breach of trust crimes are juridically not clearly defined.
  • Nor would ‘we’ do so, juridically, until 180 years of internecine strife and lynching had wrung that dishonesty out of the system.

Words that rhyme with juridical

Druidical, veridical

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