Judicial definition

jo͝o-dĭshəl
Administering justice.
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Of judges, law courts, or their functions.
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Carefully considering the facts, arguments, etc., and reasoning to a decision; fair; unbiased.
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Decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice.

A judicial decision.

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Allowed, enforced, or set by order of a judge or law court.
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Like or befitting a judge.
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The definition of judicial is something related to a judge or a law court.

An example of something that would be described as judicial is the robe that a judge wears.

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Proceeding from a divine judgment.
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Of, relating to, or proper to courts of law or to the administration of justice.

The judicial system.

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Belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge.

In judicial robes.

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Of or relating to a court of law, or to the administration of justice.

Judicial days are days on which courts are open.

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That branch of government which is responsible for maintaining the courts of law and for the administration of justice.
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Characterized by or expressing judgment.

The judicial function of a literary critic.

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Origin of judicial

  • Middle English from Anglo-Norman from Latin iūdiciālis from iūdicium judgment from iūdex iūdic- judge deik- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin iūdiciālis.

    From Wiktionary