Part of speech: noun

A court of justice.

Part of speech: noun

The power of administering justice.

Part of speech: noun

The jurisdiction of a court.

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Usage examples "judicature":

  1. In 1793 all public offices were thrown open to them, except seats in Parliament and the highest places in the Army, the Judicature, and the Civil Service. - "A Short History of English Liberalism", Walter Lyon Blease.
  2. In 1783 Sir William Jones had been sent out as a judge in the supreme court of judicature in Bengal. - "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others.
  3. You are the highest judicature in the realm; you sit here as judges, and decide all causes, civil and criminal, without appeal. - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.