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[joo-di-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈdʒu dɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

of or relating to judgment or the administration of justice; judiciary:
judicatory power.
noun, plural judicatories.
a court of law and justice; tribunal; judiciary.
the administration of justice.
of or relating to the administration of justice
a court of law
the administration of justice

1570s, from French judicatoire, from Late Latin iudicatorius “judicial, pertaining to judgment,” from iudicat-, past participle stem of Latin iudicare “to judge” (see judge (v.)).


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