Definition of judicial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dʒuˈdɪʃl//
; NAmE NAmE//dʒuˈdɪʃl//
[usually before noun] Justice
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connected with a court, a judge or legal judgement judicial powers the judicial process/system Greenpeace applied for a judicial review to challenge the court’s decision. The Supreme Court ordered a judicial inquiry into the deaths. See related entries: Justice Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin judicialis, from judicium ‘judgement’, from judex, judic-, from jus ‘law’ + dicere ‘to say’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: judicial