[ kwey-zahy-joo-dish-uhl, kwey-sahy-, kwah-see-, -zee- ]

  1. noting, pertaining to, or exercising powers or functions that resemble those of a court or a judge: a quasi-judicial agency.

Origin of quasi-judicial

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby quasi-judicial

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How to use quasi-judicial in a sentence

  • 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
  • These are grave charges against quasi-judicial bodies; let us see if they are not completely justified.

    Present Irish Questions | William O'Connor Morris
  • 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


  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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