Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the law and its administration.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the promulgation or dispensation of law; founded upon or according to the forms of law; relating to or concerned with administrative law: as, a juridical argument; juridical methods; juridical oppression.
  • Subsisting in contemplation of law; of the nature of an abstract legal conception: as, a juridical person, or a juridical transaction (that is to say, a person or transaction legally supposed or conceived of to some extent irrespective of actual existence and of incidents and circumstances not recognized by the law).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to the law or rule of law, legal; judicial, related to the administration of justice (as to jurisprudence, or to the function of a judge or court).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
  • adjective of or relating to the law or jurisprudence

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin iūridicus : iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots + dīcere, dic-, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Latin iuridicus, from ius ("law").

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