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Moreover, this change has already been reflected in the senior judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What would we do with the judiciary and the police? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The case is part of a standoff between the government and judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The judiciary in this country should be as balanced. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This case has the potential to define the modern relationship between the judiciary and the executive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There should be accountability through a proper judiciary system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The press and the judiciary have learnt their place. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That was heavily criticised by the senior judiciary and by the coalition parties when in opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now the judiciary must have come to its senses. Alexander Masters STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)He wants a more holistic solution to the problem and to strengthen the police and judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is also a plan to reform the legal system and the judiciary. Aganbegyan, Abel Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)All their lives were wrecked by his evil and then by the incompetence of the police and judiciary. The Sun (2008)He added that he had no intention of moving on the issue without the broad consent of the senior judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The relationship between the Government and the judiciary is tense. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It will see huge changes to our judiciary and government, making both more modern. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There should be an independent element in the appointment process, as with the senior judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Knowledge of the powers and capabilities of the European judiciary and overseas law enforcement agencies would have avoided this situation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The executive and the judiciary were part of the people's government and might be accountable to them in the last resort. Roper, Jon Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)We must modernise the judiciary and increase police numbers to take down such monsters,' she said. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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British English: judiciary NOUN
The judiciary is the branch of authority in a country which is concerned with law and the legal system.
The judiciary must think very hard before jailing non-violent offenders.
  • American English: judiciary
  • Brazilian Portuguese: poder judiciário
  • Chinese: 司法部
  • European Spanish: sistema judicial
  • French: pouvoir judiciaire
  • German: Gerichtsbehörden
  • Italian: magistratura
  • Japanese: 裁判官
  • Korean: 사법부
  • European Portuguese: poder judicial
  • Latin American Spanish: sistema judicial

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