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Meaning of “judiciary” in the English Dictionary

"judiciary" in British English

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judiciarynoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /dʒuːˈdɪʃ.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
the ​part of a country's ​government that is ​responsible for ​itslegalsystem, ​including all the ​judges in the country's ​courts: a ​member of the judiciary
(Definition of judiciary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"judiciary" in American English

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judiciarynoun [U]

 us   /dʒʊˈdɪʃ·iˌer·i, -ˈdɪʃ·ə·ri/
the ​part of a country’s ​government that is ​responsible for ​itslegalsystem and that consists of all the ​judges in ​itscourts of ​law
(Definition of judiciary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"judiciary" in Business English

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judiciarynoun [C, usually singular]

uk   /dʒuːˈdɪʃəri/  us   /dʒuːˈdɪʃieri/ LAW
the ​part of a country's ​government that is ​responsible for its ​legalsystem 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 ​governmentalcouncil ensures ​individual freedoms and an ​independent judiciary. a judiciary ​committee/​panel
(Definition of judiciary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “judiciary”
in Chinese (Simplified) (政府的)司法部, 司法系统…
in Chinese (Traditional) (政府的)司法部, 司法制度…
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