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judicative

[joo-di-key-tiv] /ˈdʒu dɪˌkeɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
having ability to judge; judging:
the judicative faculty.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Medieval Latin jūdicātīvus, equivalent to Latin jūdic- (see judge) + -ātīvus -ative
Related forms
nonjudicative, adjective
unjudicative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un-judicative

judicative

/ˈdʒuːdɪkətɪv/
adjective
1.
having the function of trying causes
2.
competent to judge and pass sentence
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Word Origin and History for un-judicative

judicative

adj.

1640s, from Latin iudicat-, past participle stem of iudicare "to judge," which is related to iudicem (see judge (v.)) + -ive.

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