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Definition of magistrate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    magistrate

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmædʒəˌstreɪt//
     
     
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  1. 1an official who acts as a judge in the lowest courts of law synonym Justice of the Peace
  2. 2 a magistrates' court to come up before the magistrates
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: magistrate