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magistrate

1. a public officer concerned with the administration of law
2. another name for justice of the peace
3. NZ the former name for district court judge
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Nupkins, with magisterial dignity, as Job was brought in--'what prevents me from detaining these men as rogues and impostors?
Seal, we have to aim at a judicious combination of the two," he added in his magisterial way to check the unbalanced enthusiasm of the women.
Dislike of the red-tied youth, born of his predatory opinions and evident intimacy with the pretty godchild, led Fischer to say, in his most sarcastic, magisterial manner: "No doubt you have found something much lower than sitting on a top hat.
So said common gossip; but the fact was sufficiently established by the interference of the police on at least one occasion, followed by certain magisterial proceedings which were reported with justifiable gusto and huge headlines in the newspapers aforesaid.
MULTAN -- The Directorate of Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has sent a proposal to the provincial government to enhance powers of deputy commissioners and delegate magisterial powers to assistant directors (Legal) of district level CPCs to protect consumers' rights more effectively.
He also said that a magisterial inquiry has been ordered to probe the violence.
The decision entitles army personnel to be present inside and outside the polling stations and they will also be given magisterial powers.
He constructs a story to the effect that he right-handedly caught a man, Beyan Bana with his legal wife at an entertainment center in Caldwell Township, Montserrado County, and the accused engaged him into a fight before fleeing to the West Point Magisterial Court.
While BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said he had ordered an inquiry headed by a retired high court judge, state government spokesperson and minister Srikant Sharma maintained it was a magisterial probe.
Leyenda: El gobernador Omar Fayad asistio a la Ciudad de Mexico a la reunion de trabajo entre la Secretaria de Educacion Publica (SEP), a cargo de Aurelio Nuno Mayer, y la Conferencia Nacional de Gobernadores (Conago), con la finalidad de llevar a cabo una revision de los avances en las diversas estrategias del nuevo Modelo Educativo, asi como el impulso de politicas educativas incluyentes por parte de los gobiernos locales, innovacion, mejoras en infraestructura y transparencia de plazas; que incluye, ademas, los resultados de la auditoria realizada a la nomina magisterial, en favor de la transparencia y el combate a la corrupcion.
El actual conflicto magisterial es la parte visible de una crisis mas profunda.
Todo indica que se trata de una maniobra del gobierno para descontrolar a la disidencia magisterial y evitar que el SNTE sea rebasado por sus agremiados, como venia ocurriendo en varios estados de la Republica (Proceso 2071).