juridical

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin iuridicus, from ius (law).

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  • IPA(key): /dʒʊˈɹɪdɪkəl/

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juridical (comparative more juridical, superlative most juridical)

  1. Pertaining to the law or rule of law, legal; judicial, related to the administration of justice (as to jurisprudence, or to the function of a judge or court).
    • 1978, Michel Foucault, The Will to Knowledge, trans. Robert Hurley, Penguin 1998, page 85:
      ...in any case one schematizes power in a juridical form, and one defines its effects as obedience.

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