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judicial (adj.)

late 14c., "of or pertaining to a judge; pertaining to the administration of justice," from Latin iudicalis "of or belonging to a court of justice," from iudicium "judgment, decision of a court of justice," also the court itself, from iudex "a judge," a compound of ius "right, law" (see just (adj.)) + root of dicere "to say" (from PIE root *deik- "to show," also "pronounce solemnly"). Related: Judicially.

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Definitions of judicial from WordNet

judicial (adj.)
decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice;
a judicial decision
judicial (adj.)
belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge;
judicial robes
judicial (adj.)
relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge;
judicial system
Synonyms: juridical / juridic
judicial (adj.)
expressing careful judgment; "a biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in purpose"-Tyler Dennett;
Synonyms: discriminative
From wordnet.princeton.edu