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quasi-judicial

[kwey-zahy-joo-dish-uh l, kwey-sahy-, kwah-see-, -zee-]
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adjective
  1. noting, pertaining to, or exercising powers or functions that resemble those of a court or a judge: a quasi-judicial agency.
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Origin of quasi-judicial

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for quasi-judicial

Historical Examples

  • In the New Testament a few examples appear in which his utterances are given a quasi-judicial tone.

    Solomon and Solomonic Literature

    Moncure Daniel Conway

  • What of the whole judicial or quasi-judicial administration of martial law?

    India, Old and New

    Sir Valentine Chirol


British Dictionary definitions for quasi-judicial

quasi-judicial

adjective
  1. denoting or relating to powers and functions similar to those of a judge, such as those exercised by an arbitrator, administrative tribunal, etc
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