judicatory

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin judicatorius.

AdjectiveEdit

judicatory (comparative more judicatory, superlative most judicatory)

  1. Pertaining to judgement, or to passing a sentence.
    • (Can we date this quote by T. Wharton and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      judicatory tribunals
    • 1649, Joseph Hall, Resolutions and Decisions of Diverse Practical Cases of Conscience
      power to reject in an authoritative or judicatory way
  2. By which a judgement can be made; decisive, critical.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

judicatory (plural judicatories)

  1. (chiefly in Scotland) A court or tribunal
  2. judicature