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English definition of “judiciary”

judiciary

noun [C, usually singular]     /dʒuːˈdɪʃəri/ US   /dʒuːˈdɪʃieri/ LAW
the part of a country's government that is responsible for its legal system and which consists of all the judges in the country's courts of law : We need a judiciary that protects the rights of all our citizens . Public confidence in the rule of law and the judiciary has been damaged by recent events . The 45-seat governmental council ensures individual freedoms and an independent judiciary. a judiciary committee / panel
(Definition of judiciary noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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