from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to a judge or to jurisprudence; acting in the distribution of justice; used in courts of law; according to law; legal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as juridical.

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


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  • Noonan is VERY important thinker, and a comment box is no place to air what whole conferences have debated over the years, ie, his ultimate place in ecclesiastical and juridic letters.

    Former Laetare Medalist to deliver address at Notre Dame's commencement

  • Canon Law recognizes each parish as its own “juridic person” – or what that civil law considers to be unincorporated associations.

    Archive 2005-07-03

  • That much was suggested by the attitude of the seven juridic panelists -- four judges, two magistrates and one advocate, the minority being white.

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  • What! Having declared the morality of Plato and Aristotle inadequate and mediocre, having preached duty for duty's sake, having established the unconditioned supremacy of moral worth, the royalty of the intellect, to end by officially declaring that a signed engagement is but a scrap of paper, and that juridic or moral laws do not count if they incommode us and if we are the strongest!

    New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1 From the Beginning to March, 1915 With Index

  • Examples of developed languages included in GCL: diplomatic language, juridic language, logical and mathematical language, languages based on gestures and signs, computer languages.

    The Brain, A Decoded Enigma

  • Thus the invader's acts of public administration have in themselves no authority; but legitimate authority has tacitly ratified such of those acts as affect the general interest, and this ratification, and this only, gives them juridic value.

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

  • And if a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, however gigantic his learning and his juridic rectitude, were taken in crim.con. with the wife of a Senator, he would be destroyed instanter.

    Prejudices : first series,

  • The prefect, representing the State, exercises juridic control over all the acts of the provincial council, of the communal council, of the deputation, and of the boards; and if they be not according to law, he annuls them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Assuredly, there were hours in which good humor reigned over master and pupils, and we seem to see the smile that accompanied the witty sallies, and the radiance of that kindly charm which illuminated the dry juridic discussions.


  • It is by far the more important of the two Talmuds from the juridic point of view, and it is the one that has been the chief subject of studies and commentaries.



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