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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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