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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.
Summary: Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept 4 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Batala firecracker factory blast that killed 19 people and left 27 injured.
Person and Dignity in Edith Stein's Writings: Investigated in Comparison to the Writings of the Doctors of the Church and the Magisterial Documents of the Catholic Church
SIALKOT -- A local magisterial court allowed a German nationality holder Pakistani woman, Aqsa Shah, to marry her boyfriend Hassan Dar here.
5, 2018, at Agbor and Ughelli Magisterial Districts of Delta.
HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court has taken up the issue of delegating the magisterial powers to Mukhtiarkars to head the tribunals under Sindh Tenancy Act, 1950.
HYDERABAD -- The Sindh High Court has taken up the issue of delegating the magisterial powers to Mukhtiarkars to head the tribunals under Sindh Tenancy Act, 1950.
Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a 'Meet the Press' programme of Peshawar Press Club has called upon the Election Commission of Pakistan to withdraw its decision of deputing the personnel of security forces inside polling stations and assigning them magisterial powers to deal with certain election-related offences during the first-ever provincial assembly polls in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
Mehn, alarms over the wave of fake lawyers in all 18 magisterial counts in the county.