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magistracy Explained

magistracy at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U]
1 the official position of a magistrate, or the time during which someone has this position:
2 the magistracy: magistrates considered together as a group//

magistracy at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

125 Moby Thesaurus words for "magistracy":
Kreis, aedileship, archbishopric, archdiocese, archiepiscopacy,
archiepiscopate, aristocracy, arrondissement, bailiwick, bishopric,
borough, canton, chairmanship, chancellery, chancellorate,
chancellorship, chiefery, chiefry, chieftaincy, chieftainry,
chieftainship, city, commune, congressional district,
constablewick, consulate, consulship, county, deanery, departement,
dictatorship, dictature, diocese, directorship, district, duchy,
electoral district, electorate, emirate, episcopacy, government,
governorship, hamlet, headship, hegemony, hierarchy, hundred,
justiceship, leadership, lordship, magistrateship, magistrature,
masterdom, mastership, mastery, mayoralty, mayorship, metropolis,
metropolitan area, metropolitanate, metropolitanship, nobility,
oblast, okrug, papacy, parish, pashadom, pashalic, patriarchate,
patriarchy, pontificality, pontificate, popedom, popehood,
popeship, precinct, prefectship, prefecture, premiership,
presidency, presidentship, prime-ministership, prime-ministry,
princedom, princeship, principality, proconsulate, proconsulship,
protectorate, protectorship, province, provostry, provostship,
rectorate, rectorship, regency, regentship, region, riding,
ruling class, seigniory, seneschalship, seneschalsy, sheikhdom,
sheriffalty, sheriffcy, sheriffdom, sheriffwick, shire, shrievalty,
soke, stake, state, supervisorship, suzerainship, suzerainty,
territory, town, township, tribunate, village, vizierate,
viziership, wapentake, ward

magistracy at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Jurisdiction): jurisdiction, magistracy, authority, judge, tribunal, municipality, bailiwick.

MAGISTRACY at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

MAGISTRACY, mun. law. In its most enlarged signification, this term includes
all officers, legislative, executive, and judicial. For example, in most of
the state constitutions will be found this provision; "the powers of the
government are divided into three distinct departments, and each of these is
confided to a separate magistracy, to wit: those which are legislative, to
one; those which are executive, to another; and those which are judiciary,
to another." In a more confined sense, it signifies the body of officers
whose duty it is to put the laws in force; as, judges, justices of the
peace, and the like. In a still narrower sense it is employed to designate
the body of justices of peace. It is also used for the office of a

Magistracy at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Magistracy \Mag"is*tra*cy\, n.; pl. {Magistracies}. [From
1. The office or dignity of a magistrate. --Blackstone.

2. The collective body of magistrates.

magistracy at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : the position of magistrate [syn: {magistrature}]

magistracy at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈmædʒ.ɪst.ɹə.si/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-magistracy.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-noun » magistracies

  • The office or dignity of a magistrate.
    1. The collective body of magistrates.


      Inter: trans-top » office or dignity of a magistrate

  • Spanish: magistratura {{f}}

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: io » magistracy
    Translation: pl » magistracy
    Translation: te » magistracy
    Translation: vi » magistracy
    Translation: zh » magistracy