Pronunciation: ( jOO'di-kā"chur, -ku-choor"), [key]
1. the administration of justice, as by judges or courts.
2. the office, function, or authority of a judge.
3. the jurisdiction of a judge or court.
4. a body of judges.
5. the power of administering justice by legal trial and determination.
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