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Pertaining to the administration of justice or to the office of a judge.A juridical act is one that conforms to the laws and the rules of court. A juridical day is one on which the courts are in session.


adjective according to law, adjudged, advisory, authoritative, authorized, concerning the law, conformable with the law, discerning, discretionary, discriminating, discriminative, enlightened, equitable, fair, forensic, impartial, in accordance with the law, in conformmty to the law, judgmatic, judicative, judicatorial, judicatory, judicial, judiciary, judicious, jural, jurisprudential, juristic, just, justifiable, justified, legal, legalistic, legalized, magisterial, perceptive, perspicacious, politic, prescribed, principled, proper, provident, prudent, prudential, rational, reflecting, right, rightful, sagacious, sage, sanctioned, sapient, sound, unbiased, understanding, unprejudiced, warranted, well-advised, within the law
See also: civic, forensic, judicial, jural


of or relating to law, to the administration of justice, or to the office or function of a judge.

JURIDICAL. Signifies used in courts of law; done in conformity to the laws of the country, and the practice which is there observed.

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First, radical types determine the distinctive identity of a societal structure, such as the state, which is a juridically qualified institution, or marriage, which is a morally qualified institution, or economically qualified structures such as business corporations and industrial organizations.
Juridically, the twofold significance of the forms amounted to the finding that the forms were copyrightable as aspects of the book but not as aspects of the system.
Citizens inhabit the political space of the nation, a space that is, at once, juridically legislated, territorially situated, and culturally embodied.
We cannot support an Israeli blockade which is morally and juridically unsupportable.
This volume presents a theoretical exploration of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and associated multilateral initiatives (the Northern Dimension, the Union for the Mediterranean, Black Sea Synergy, and the Eastern Partnership) that are juridically more or less linked to the ENP.
This led later courts to mention the term in conjunction with severance in later opinions, which in turn reinforced the nascent, if juridically unfounded, intellectual association between antagonism and severance.
It is obvious that an animal cannot function as a plaintiff in the same manner as a juridically competent human being.
His other attributions, moreover, were new, vague, and difficult to construe juridically.
It has already been mentioned that religious institutes (popularly referred to as religious "orders") are ecclesiastical public juridic persons automatically by operation of the law itself, whenever and as soon as they are created juridically.
Doe, I claim that the "sex offender" has been juridically codified as the exhaustive figure of sexual amorality and dangerousness, a position vacated by the once homophobic but now more dignified juridical construction of the homosexual.
Although popular knowledge about the Bantustans in apartheid South Africa has faded since they were juridically dissolved in 1993, the name remains familiar to most people because they became the most notorious expressions of apartheid rule.
In short, religious are not financially, juridically, or organizationally branch offices, much less "franchises" of the Vatican or the chancery office.