Definition of juridical in English:



  • Relating to judicial proceedings and the administration of the law.

    ‘clear words are a matter of practical rather than juridical significance’
    • ‘Each of these organizations is a juridical body, the legal capacity of which is confined by its respective mandate as defined in its charter.’
    • ‘However, that is neither a juridical nor logical impediment to applying a clear general principle to the instrument if a national court is of the view that its purpose and effect require it.’
    • ‘McCrea's possible loss of juridical advantage is either neutral or a factor favouring Ontario as the appropriate forum.’
    • ‘Public school administrators in Missouri imagined that the juridical standards provided in law were both reasonable and obtainable.’
    • ‘Indeed, the juridical nature of a body has a series of consequences for its capacity to enter transactions.’
    • ‘There is no juridical advantage to either forum.’
    • ‘The third criterion is the degree of independence possessed by the bank and the juridical basis on which this rests.’
    • ‘What makes it worse is that the Spanish courts have visibly gone about their task in a manner, and on the basis of legal principles, which are beyond criticism from an English juridical standpoint.’
    • ‘What is the juridical nature of what is said at paragraph 82?’
    • ‘The reasoning of Justice Sully seems to have a flavour of what used to be called in a related context a legitimate juridical advantage, and that was section 11A.’
    • ‘Third, I am doubtful whether a party can rely on a procedural advantage in some country other than the one to whose jurisdiction he has on any view submitted, as a juridical advantage.’
    • ‘Your Honour would appreciate the juridical necessity for trying each person on the evidence admissible against that person, whether it is a trial or whether it is a contested sentence.’
    • ‘Whether as a matter of juridical theory such judicial abstinence is properly to be regarded as a matter of discretion or a matter of jurisdiction seems to me for present purposes immaterial.’
    • ‘As for the matter of retroactivity, such orders should only be made where a juridical reason exists; support payments are not intended to be capital payments.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, women did not enjoy juridical equality in marriage and the family until new family legislation was passed in 1977.’
    • ‘The Savoyard state provided a setting in these years in which a number of larger administrative, juridical, political, and religious issues were confronted.’
    • ‘This regards the two spouses as juridical equals and assumes, but does not ensure, that they are also equal economically and culturally.’
    • ‘There is as well, here, the factor of any juridical disadvantage to the Plaintiff if she is required to proceed in Peru.’
    • ‘What is more, there is a clear juridical advantage to the plaintiff in Ontario implicitly acknowledged by the Post.’
    • ‘Moreover, a duty of care in favour of the alleged perpetrator would lack the juridical basis on which the existence of a common law duty of care was largely founded in Prince's case.’
    law-making, law-giving, judicial, juridical, jurisdictive, parliamentary, congressional, senatorial, deliberative, governmental, policy-making, administrative
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Early 16th century: from Latin juridicus (from jus, jur- law + dicere say) + -al.