judicatory

[joo-di-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to judgment or the administration of justice; judiciary: judicatory power.
noun, plural judicatories.
2.
a court of law and justice; tribunal; judiciary.
3.
the administration of justice.

Origin:
1565–75; (noun) < Medieval Latin jūdicātōrium law court, equivalent to jūdicā(re) to judge + -tōrium -tory2; (adj.) < Late Latin jūdicātōrius, equivalent to jūdicā(re) + -tōrius -tory1

nonjudicatory, adjective, noun, plural nonjudicatories.
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judicatory (ˈdʒuːdɪkətərɪ)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the administration of justice
 
n
2.  a court of law
3.  the administration of justice
 
judica'torial
 
adj

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judicatory
1570s, from L.L. judicatorius "judicial," from L. judicatus, pp. of judicare "to judge;" related to judicem (see judge).
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