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



    BrE BrE//dʒʌˈstɪʃəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒəˈstɪʃieri//
    (pl. justiciaries) Justice
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  1. 1(Scottish English) [countable] a judge or similar officer
  2. 2[uncountable] the process by which justice is done See related entries: Justice
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent.: from medieval Latin justitiarius, from Latin justitia, from justus, from jus ‘law, right’.

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