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Definition of the noun judicature

What does judicature mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: judicatures

  1. an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
  2. the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonyms of judicature: judicatory / judicial system / judiciary
    • more generic words: scheme / system = a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    • more specific term: Federal Judiciary = the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
    • part of: authorities / government / regime = the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
  3. the act of meting out justice according to the law
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of judicature: administration
    • more generic word: justice = judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
  4. the position of judge

Alternative definition of the noun judicature


  1. the administration of justice
  2. the position or status of a judge
  3. the jurisdiction of a court
  4. a court, or other assembly that conducts judicial business; a system of such courts

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for judicature

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Google previewA Rejoinder to ... R. Abercrombie's late remarks on a fair narrative of the proceedings of the Presbytery of Boston, against himself. Wherein his mistakes are detected, etc (1758)

by Jonathan PARSONS (and MAC GREGORE (David)), David MACGREGORE

Our not being joined to any superior Judicature is a sufficient Pro'os that, until such Junction, the Members are obliged to rest in the Desiterminations of theirPresbytery. We please ...

Google previewThe Parliamentary Debates (official Report). (1919)

House of Commons by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

The only link between the several parts of the United Kingdom in respect of judicature is the Supreme Appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords. Then, leaving the Judicature on one side, take the Legislature. It will be said that that, at any rate ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary (1821)

by William Grimshaw


Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1896)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

Law Reports, Common Pleas Division, English Supreme Court of Judicature. Law Rep. Ch. Law Reports, English Chancery Appeal Cases. Law Rep. 011.1). Law Reports, Chancery Division, English Supreme Court of judicature.

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1915)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

The Judicature Act of 1873 threatened an interruption of the judicial functions of the Lords, but, before the time appointed for this event arrived, another statute provided for the maintenance of the House in its former position. As a court of last ...

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The Supreme Court of Judicature for Ontario

Date: 1891
Photographer: J. Bruce Photo
Reference code: P414

Item is a composite photograph of the judges of the Supreme Court of Judicature for Ontario. Depicted are: Hon. W.G. Falconbridge, Hon. Thomas Robertson, Hon. W.P.R. Street, Hon. T. Ferguson, Hon. F. Osler, Hon. John A. Boyd (Chancellor of Ontario), Hon. J.H. Hagarty (Chief Justice of Ontario), Hon. R.M. Meredith, Hon. Sir Thomas Galt (Chief Justice of Common Pleas), Hon. G.W. Burton, Hon. H. MacMahon, Hon. J. Maclennan, and Hon. J.E. Rose.

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Scrabble value of J8U1D2I1C3A1T1U1R1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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