judicial branch, the


judicial branch, the
ju`dicial ,branch, the noun
the part of government that consists of all the judges and courts in a country that makes decisions about which laws people must obey and whether people have not obeyed them. The other two parts of government are the executive branch and the legislative branch.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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