HyperDic: magistrate

English > 1 sense of the word magistrate:
NOUNperson magistratea lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)
magistrate > pronunciation
Soundsmae'jhahstrey.t; mae'jhihstrey.t
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English > magistrate: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses).
Narrowerjustice of the peaceA local magistrate with limited powers
stipendiary, stipendiary magistrate(United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
Broaderjudge, justice, juristA public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
Spanishjuez de paz, juez, magistrado
Catalanjutge de pau, jutge, magistrat
Adjectivesmagisterialof or relating to a magistrate

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