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judge-made

[ juhj-meyd ]
/ ˈdʒʌdʒˌmeɪd /
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adjective

established by a court, as by an application or interpretation of a law that is allegedly contrary to the intentions of the enacting body or by a decision that does not rest on legislation.

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British Dictionary definitions for judge-made

judge-made

adjective

based on a judge's interpretation or decision (esp in the phrase judge-made law)
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