magistrate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈmædʒɪstɹeɪt/ or /ˈmædʒɪstɹət/
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  • Hyphenation: ma‧gis‧trate

Noun[change]

Singular
magistrate

Plural
magistrates

  1. (countable) (law) A magistrate is a judicial officer with limited power to enforce the law.