magistratenoun [ C ]uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪ.streɪt/ /ˈmædʒ.ɪ.strət/ us /ˈmædʒ.ə.streɪt/ /ˈmædʒ.ə.strɪt/ UK US magistrate judge
- He was hauled up in front of a magistrate.
- If he doesn't pay the fine soon, he'll be up before the magistrate.
- Paul is a magistrate.
- I'm doing a course for magistrates.
- How do you become a magistrate?.