juridic

juridical

[joo-rid-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the administration of justice.
2.
of or pertaining to law or jurisprudence; legal.
Also, juridic.


Origin:
1495–1505; < Latin jūridic(us) (jūri-, combining form of jūs law + dic-, base of dīcere to say, dictate) + -al1

juridically, adverb
nonjuridic, adjective
nonjuridical, adjective
nonjuridically, adverb
semijuridic, adjective
semijuridical, adjective
semijuridically, adverb
unjuridic, adjective
unjuridical, adjective
unjuridically, adverb
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juridical or juridic (dʒʊˈrɪdɪkəl)
 
adj
of or relating to law, to the administration of justice, or to the office or function of a judge; legal
 
[C16: from Latin jūridicus, from iūs law + dicere to say]
 
juridic or juridic
 
adj
 
[C16: from Latin jūridicus, from iūs law + dicere to say]
 
ju'ridically or juridic
 
adv

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juridical
c.1500, from L. juridicus, from jus "right, law" (gen. juris; see jurist) + dicere "to say, to speak" (see diction).
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