juridical

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • juridic

EtymologyEdit

From Latin iuridicus, from ius (law).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dʒʊˈɹɪdɪkəl/

AdjectiveEdit

juridical (comparative more juridical, superlative most juridical)

  1. 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).
    • 1978, Michel Foucault, The Will to Knowledge, trans. Robert Hurley, Penguin 1998, page 85:
      ...in any case one schematizes power in a juridical form, and one defines its effects as obedience.

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 16:25