Definition of 'magistrate'
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He might even appear before some half-wit magistrate in Cumbria or Poole or somewhere and get let out on bail -- same result. THE SCAR (1995)Kenworthy did not go round to the magistrate 's side of the desk. DISPLACED PERSON (1995)The examining magistrate 's office was on an upper floor along a dispiritingly yellow-painted corridor. MOONDROP TO MURDER (1995)
With dozens of litigators among his clientele, he wanted nothing to do with a possible hearing before the local magistrate. RISE OF A MERCHANT PRINCE: BOOK TWO OF THE SERPENTWAR SAGA (1995)
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Translations for 'magistrate'
British English: magistrate /ˈmædʒɪˌstreɪt; -strɪt/ NOUN
A magistrate is a person who is appointed to act as a judge in law courts which deal with minor crimes or disputes.
The magistrate did not believe our story.
- American English: magistrate
- Arabic: قَاضِيِ الْصُّلُحِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: magistrado
- Chinese: 地方法官
- Croatian: sudac nižeg suda
- Czech: úředník se soudní pravomocí
- Danish: magistrat
- Dutch: magistraat
- European Spanish: magistrado
- Finnish: rauhantuomari
- French: magistrat
- German: Verwaltungsbeamter
- Greek: κατώτερος δικαστικός
- Italian: magistrato
- Japanese: 治安判事
- Korean: 행정관
- Norwegian: forhørsdommer
- Polish: urzędnik mający władzę sędziowską
- European Portuguese: magistrado
- Romanian: magistrat
- Russian: мировой судья
- Spanish: magistrado
- Swedish: fredsdomare
- Thai: ผู้พิพากษา
- Turkish: sulh hakimi
- Ukrainian: магістрат
- Vietnamese: quan tòa
Definition of magistrate from the Collins English Dictionary
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