judicatory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin judicatorius.

Adjective[edit]

judicatory (comparative more judicatory, superlative most judicatory)

  1. Pertaining to judgement, or to passing a sentence.
    • T. Wharton
      judicatory tribunals
    • Bishop Hall
      power to reject in an authoritative or judicatory way
  2. By which a judgement can be made; decisive, critical.

Noun[edit]

judicatory (plural judicatories)

  1. (chiefly in Scotland) A court or tribunal
  2. judicature