Synonyms of 'magistrate'
related adjective magisterial
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A judge is the person in a court of law who decides how the law should be applied, for example how criminals should be punished.
The judge adjourned the hearing until next Tuesday.
Thesaurus for magistrate from the Collins English Thesaurus
A magistrate is an official who acts as a judge in law courts which deal with minor crimes or disputes .