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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Judiciary  \Ju*di"cia*ry\  (?;  277),  a.  [L.  judiciarius  fr 
  judicium  judgment:  cf  F.  judiciare.  See  {Judicial}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  courts  of  judicature,  or  legal  tribunals; 
  judicial;  as  a  judiciary  proceeding.  --Bp.  Burnet. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Judiciary  \Ju*di"cia*ry\,  n.  [Cf.  LL  judiciaria  F. 
  judiciaire.] 
  That  branch  of  government  in  which  judicial  power  is  vested; 
  the  system  of  courts  of  justice  in  a  country;  the  judges, 
  taken  collectively;  as  an  independent  judiciary;  the  senate 
  committee  on  the  judiciary. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  judiciary 
  n  1:  persons  who  administer  justice  [syn:  {bench}] 
  2:  the  system  of  law  courts  that  administer  justice  and 
  constitute  the  judicial  branch  of  government  [syn:  {judicature}, 
  {judicatory},  {judicial  system}] 




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