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JP

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌdʒeɪˈpiː/ LAW
abbreviation for Justice of the Peace: a magistrate (= a judge in some courts of law, often without legal training) who deals with less serious crimes and who, in the US, has the legal right to marry people: The report recommends that JPs should be retained because of their value to the community.
Translations of “JP”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方治安法官…
in Russian мировой судья…
in Turkish küçük mahkeme veya bölge mahkemesi yargıcı/hâkimi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方治安法官…
in Polish sędzia pokoju…
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