[ joo-di-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈdʒu dɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
of or relating to judgment or the administration of justice; judiciary: judicatory power.
noun, plural ju·di·ca·to·ries.
a court of law and justice; tribunal; judiciary.
the administration of justice.
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Origin of judicatory
OTHER WORDS FROM judicatorynon·ju·di·ca·to·ry, adjective, noun, plural non·ju·di·ca·to·ries.
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Example sentences from the Web for judicatory
Most of these fevers went off by a crisis in sweating, which was so large I had good reason to believe it judicatory.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
The senators, by the law judiciaria, acquired again the exclusive privilege of the judicatory functions.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
British Dictionary definitions for judicatory
/ (ˈdʒuːdɪkətərɪ) /
of or relating to the administration of justice
a court of law
the administration of justice
Derived forms of judicatoryjudicatorial, adjective
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