One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Not resulting from a court ruling or judgment.‘nonjudicial punishment’
- ‘A subsequent investigation resulted in nonjudicial punishment for them in the form of fines.’
- ‘He was found guilty on adultery and pornography charges and processed through nonjudicial punishment.’
- ‘If desired goals can be attained by other means, nonjudicial measures are preferred.’
- ‘And I believe that that's what I classify as a nonjudicial determination of guilt, and it's a preventative action.’
- ‘They can have a what's called nonjudicial foreclosure.’
2Not involving courts or judges.‘nonjudicial appointments’
- ‘The soldiers had been facing a court-martial proceeding, but agreed instead to a nonjudicial one.’
- ‘In addition, the law will require many debtors to pay higher legal fees and agree to a court-ordered repayment plan under Chapter 13 rather than have their debts discharged completely in a nonjudicial proceeding.’
- ‘To recognize such an action would amount to judicial interference with nonjudicial functions, such as the conduct of foreign relations.’
- ‘Consultants accustomed to nonjudicial campaigns encounter important differences when working on judicial campaigns.’
- ‘The Constitution allows judicial functions of a ‘limited nature’ to be exercised by nonjudicial bodies.’
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