the administration of justice, as by judges or courts.
the office, function, or authority of a judge.
the jurisdiction of a judge or court.
a body of judges.
the power of administering justice by legal trial and determination.
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How to use judicature in a sentence
Oaths taken in courts of judicature, civil or religious, and the marriage oath, bind the parties in like manner.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
Whatever is incident to a court of judicature, is necessary to the House of Commons, as judging in elections.Thoughts on the Present Discontents | Edmund Burke
In what court of judicature shall we find such another instance?
It seems to your Committee to be moulded in the essential frame and constitution of British judicature.
In every province special courts of judicature were established to watch over the execution of the edicts.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete | Friedrich Schiller
British Dictionary definitions for judicature
the administration of justice
the office, function, or power of a judge
the extent of authority of a court or judge
a body of judges or persons exercising judicial authority; judiciary
a court of justice or such courts collectively
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