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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Judicature  \Ju"di*ca*ture\  (?;  135),  n.  [F.,  fr  LL 
  judicatura.] 
  1.  The  state  or  profession  of  those  employed  in  the 
  administration  of  justice;  also  the  dispensing  or 
  administration  of  justice. 
 
  The  honor  of  the  judges  in  their  judicature  is  the 
  king's  honor.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  A  court  of  justice;  a  judicatory.  --South. 
 
  3.  The  right  of  judicial  action  jurisdiction;  extent 
  jurisdiction  of  a  judge  or  court. 
 
  Our  Savior  disputes  not  here  the  judicature,  for 
  that  was  not  his  office,  but  the  morality,  of 
  divorce.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  judicature 
  n  1:  an  assembly  (including  one  or  more  judges)  to  conduct 
  judicial  business  [syn:  {court},  {tribunal}] 
  2:  the  system  of  law  courts  that  administer  justice  and 
  constitute  the  judicial  branch  of  government  [syn:  {judiciary}, 
  {judicatory},  {judicial  system}] 
  3:  the  administration  of  law;  the  act  of  determining  rights  and 
  assigning  rewards  or  punishments;  "justice  deferred  is 
  justice  denied"  [syn:  {justice}] 
  4:  the  position  of  judge  [syn:  {judgship},  {judgeship}] 




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