Definition of judiciary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

judiciary

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dʒuˈdɪʃəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒuˈdɪʃieri//
 
(also the judiciary)[countable + singular or plural verb](pl. judiciaries) Political views and systems
 
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the judges of a country or a state, when they are considered as a group an independent judiciary compare executive, legislature See related entries: Political views and systems Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Latin judiciarius, from judicium ‘judgement’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: judiciary