Pronunciation: ( jOO'di-ku-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -to•ries.
of or pertaining to judgment or the administration of justice; judiciary: judicatory power.
1. a court of law and justice; tribunal; judiciary.
2. the administration of justice.
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