from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A law court or system of law courts; a judiciary.
- adj. Of or relating to the administration of justice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to judgement, or to passing a sentence.
- adj. By which a judgement can be made; decisive, critical.
- n. A court or tribunal
- n. judicature
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the administration of justice; dispensing justice; judicial.
- n. A court of justice; a tribunal.
- n. Administration of justice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the passing of judgment; belonging to the administration of justice; dispensing justice.
- n. A court of justice; a tribunal; any body of persons endowed with judicial authority: as, a church judicatory.
- n. Administration of justice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
"We strongly oppose some people making arbitrary criticism on China's judicatory with double standards," said the spokesman.
Panel say evidence shows Cook used word 'Nazi'Today the judicatory panel told the tribunal of how they interpreted the facts, based on the evidence they had heard.
A Cardiff councillor faces an uncertain future while a judicatory panel decides if he breached the code of conduct for Nazi comments
One of the contributions that "independent" and "emerging" churches have given to ecclesiastical discussions is to make theological educators and judicatory leaders more self-conscious about the importance of market conditions for religious institutions.
The Presbyterian Church judicatory of the bounds, considering the ceremony as a bravading insult upon their authority, had applied to the Lord Keeper, as the nearest privy councillor, for a warrant to prevent its being carried into effect; so that, when the clergyman had opened his prayer-book, an officer of the law, supported by some armed men, commanded him to be silent.
I am a person who has no means of support, who is, after a careful examination of all medical documents determined BY a medical judicatory to be unable to support or even find income in my lifetime and have no current income or support.
While in Canada, we have to PAY the doctors to fill out sick notes and the forms 14 pages to be examined by a medical judicatory.
App., June 25, 2007 the court said that a long line of state and U.S. Supreme Court decisions require using the "principle of government" or "highest church judicatory" approach in resolving church property disputes.
But bodies, having several differences and diversities, are comprehended, some by one judicatory function, others by another, as by several organs.
My practice is therein the same with that of your other worships, and as the custom of the judicatory requires, unto which our law commandeth us to have regard, and by the rule thereof still to direct and regulate our actions and procedures; ut not.extra. de consuet. in c. ex literis et ibi innoc.
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