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English noun: judicature

1. judicature (group) an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

Synonymscourt, tribunal

Broader (hypernym)assembly

Narrower (hyponym)appeals court, appellate court, assizes, chancery, consistory, court, court of appeals, court of assize, court of assize and nisi prius, court of chancery, court of domestic relations, court of justice, court of law, criminal court, divorce court, domestic relations court, F.I.S.C., family court, federal court, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, high court, inferior court, Inquisition, International Court of Justice, juvenile court, kangaroo court, lawcourt, lower court, military court, moot court, police court, probate court, quarter sessions, Rota, Star Chamber, state supreme court, superior court, supreme court, traffic court, trial court, World Court

Part holonymBench

Member holonymjury

2. judicature (group) the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government

Synonymsjudicatory, judicial system, judiciary

Broader (hypernym)scheme, system

Narrower (hyponym)Federal Judiciary

Part meronymauthorities, government, regime

3. judicature (act) the act of meting out justice according to the law


Broader (hypernym)justice

4. judicature (act) the position of judge


Broader (hypernym)berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

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