judicial (joo-dish-[schwa]l), adj.

1. Of, relating to, or by the court or a judge (judicial duty) (judicial demeanor).

2. In court (the witness’s judicial confession).

3. Legal (the Attorney General took no judicial action).

4. Of or relating to a judgment (an award of judicial interest at the legal rate). Cf. JUDICIOUS.

quasi-judicial. See QUASI-JUDICIAL.

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