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JUDICIAL BRANCH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does judicial branch mean? 

JUDICIAL BRANCH (noun)
  The noun JUDICIAL BRANCH has 1 sense:

1. the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice

  Familiarity information: JUDICIAL BRANCH used as a noun is very rare.


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JUDICIAL BRANCH (noun)


Sense 1judicial branch [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("judicial branch" is a kind of...):

arm; branch; subdivision (an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization)

Meronyms (members of "judicial branch"):

circuit court of appeals (one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a 'circuit')

Supreme Court; Supreme Court of the United States; United States Supreme Court (the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Holonyms ("judicial branch" is a member of...):

U.S.; U.S. government; United States; United States government; US Government (the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States)


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