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Judiciary

judiciary n

pl: -ries
1 a : a system of courts of law
b : the judges of these courts
2 : a branch of government in which judicial power is vested compare executive, legislature
judiciary adj



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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