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Definition: Extrajudicial

Quick Summary of Extrajudicial

beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted

What is the dictionary definition of Extrajudicial?

Dictionary Definition

adj. referring to actions outside the judicial (court) system, such as an extralegal confession, which, if brought in as evidence, may be recognized by the judge during a trial.

  1. Out of or beyond the power or authority of a court or judge; beyond jurisdiction.
  2. Carried out without legal authority.

Examples of Extrajudicial in a sentence

An extrajudicial conveyance is effected by the act of the parties and does not involve, as in the fine and recovery, judicial proceedings.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Extrajudicial are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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