judiciary

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to courts of justice.

Part of speech: noun

That department of government which administers the law.

Part of speech: noun

The judges collectiverly.

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Usage examples "judiciary":

  1. This was before our own day of an incorruptible judiciary. - "Superwomen", Albert Payson Terhune.
  2. The Supreme Court stands at the head of our national judiciary. - "Government and Administration of the United States", Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby.
  3. In other and ordinary cases, whether a particular law be in conformity to the constitution of the State is a question which the State legislature or the State judiciary must determine. - "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.