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adjective [only before noun] judicial pronunciation in British English /dʒuːˈdɪʃ(ə)l/
  1. 1
    relating to the judges and courts that are responsible for justice in a country or state
    the judicial system
    1. a.
      done by a judge or court
      a judicial decision
      a judicial review
    2. b.
      relating to the work of a judge
      Judicial ethics limit what a judge can say during a trial.
  2. 2
    careful and serious
    ‘It was interesting,’ she said after judicial consideration.
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