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magistracy

[ maj-uh-struh-see ]
/ 藞m忙d蕭 蓹 str蓹 si /
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noun, plural mag路is路tra路cies.
the office or function of a magistrate.
a body of magistrates.
the district under a magistrate.
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Also mag路is路tra路ture [maj-uh-strey-cher]. /藞m忙d蕭 蓹藢stre瑟 t蕛蓹r/.

Origin of magistracy

First recorded in 1570鈥80; magistr(ate) + -acy
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British Dictionary definitions for magistracy

magistracy

magistrature (藞m忙d蕭瑟str蓹藢tj蕣蓹)

/ (藞m忙d蕭瑟str蓹s瑟) /

noun plural -cies or -tures
the office or function of a magistrate
magistrates collectively
the district under the jurisdiction of a magistrate
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