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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Judicial  \Ju*di"cial\,  a.  [L.  judicialis  fr  judicium  judgment, 
  fr  judex  judge:  cf  OF  judicial.  See  {Judge}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  or  appropriate  to  courts  of  justice,  or  to  a 
  judge;  practiced  or  conformed  to  in  the  administration  of 
  justice;  sanctioned  or  ordered  by  a  court;  as  judicial 
  power;  judicial  proceedings;  a  judicial  sale.  ``Judicial 
  massacres.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  Not  a  moral  but  a  judicial  law,  and  so  was 
  abrogated.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Fitted  or  apt  for  judging  or  deciding;  as  a  judicial 
  mind. 
 
  3.  Belonging  to  the  judiciary,  as  distinguished  from 
  legislative,  administrative,  or  executive.  See 
  {Executive}. 
 
  4.  Judicious.  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  judicial 
  adj  1:  decreed  by  or  proceeding  from  a  court  of  justice;  "a 
  judicial  decision" 
  2:  belonging  or  appropriate  to  the  office  of  a  judge;  "judicial 
  robes" 
  3:  relating  to  the  administration  of  justice  or  the  function  of 
  a  judge;  "judicial  system"  [syn:  {juridical},  {juridic}] 
  4:  expressing  careful  judgment;  "discriminative  censure";  "a 
  biography  ...appreciative  and  yet  judicial  in 
  purpose"-Tyler  Dennett  [syn:  {discriminative}] 




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