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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The position of a public official entrusted with administration of the laws.

Usage examples (29)
  • I want a magistracy which is connected to the communities it serves - and seen to be connected.
  • First, "Thou shalt be so;" the reforming of the magistracy is a good step towards the reforming of the city and the country too.
  • One of the root causes of corruption in the magistracy is a lack of adequate payment for court judges.
  • It cannot be required as essential thereunto; for then it would be the same thing with magistracy, which is grossly absurd, and big with absurdities. for more
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