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Noun: judicature  'joo-di-ku,chûr
  1. An assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    - court, tribunal
     
  2. The system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    - judiciary, judicatory, judicial system
     
  3. The act of meting out justice according to the law
    - administration
     
  4. The position of judge
    - judgeship

Derived forms: judicatures

Type of: assembly, berth, billet, justice, office, place, position, post, scheme, situation, spot, system

Part of: authorities, government, regime

Encyclopedia: Judicature