Pronunciation: ( jOO-dish'ē-er"ē, -dish'u-rē), [key]
—n., pl. -ar•ies,
1. the judicial branch of government.
2. the system of courts of justice in a country.
3. judges collectively.
pertaining to the judicial branch or system or to judges.
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