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judicial

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199661350
Published online June 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744532
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These two words, both derived from the Latin word jūdex meaning ‘judge’, are easily confused although their current meanings are very distinct. The first has to do with judges, law courts, and legal judgements, whereas ...

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