from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the law and its administration.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the law or rule of law, legal; judicial, related to the administration of justice (as to jurisprudence, or to the function of a judge or court).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the promulgation or dispensation of law; founded upon or according to the forms of law; relating to or concerned with administrative law: as, a juridical argument; juridical methods; juridical oppression.
- Subsisting in contemplation of law; of the nature of an abstract legal conception: as, a juridical person, or a juridical transaction (that is to say, a person or transaction legally supposed or conceived of to some extent irrespective of actual existence and of incidents and circumstances not recognized by the law).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to the administration of justice or the function of a judge
- adj. of or relating to the law or jurisprudence
From Latin iūridicus : iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots + dīcere, dic-, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin iuridicus, from ius ("law"). (Wiktionary)