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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Judicial \Ju*di"cial\, a. [L. judicialis, fr. judicium judgment,
   fr. judex judge: cf. OF. judicial. See Judge.]
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   1. Pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a
      judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of
      justice; sanctioned or ordered by a court; as, judicial
      power; judicial proceedings; a judicial sale. "Judicial
      massacres." --Macaulay.
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            Not a moral but a judicial law, and so was
            abrogated.                            --Milton.
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   2. Fitted or apt for judging or deciding; as, a judicial
      mind; judicial temperament.
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   3. Belonging to the judiciary, as distinguished from
      legislative, administrative, or executive. See
      Executive.
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   4. Judicious. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
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