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



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 Originearly 19th cent.: from Latin judiciarius, from judicium ‘judgement’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: judiciary