Magistrate

Definition of Magistrate

Mag´is`trate
n.1.A person clothed with power as a public civil officer; a public civil officer invested with the executive government, or some branch of it.
Of magistrates some also are supreme, in whom the sovereign power of the state resides; others are subordinate.
- Blackstone.

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JP, Justice, alderman, arbiter, arbitrator, archon, bailie, beak, bencher, burghermaster, burgomaster, cabinet member, cabinet minister, chancellor, chief executive, chief executive officer, city councilman, city father, city manager, commissar, commissioner, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, county commissioner, county supervisor, court, critic, dean, elder, executive, executive director, executive officer, executive secretary, headman, his honor, his lordship, his worship, impartial arbitrator, indicator, induna, justice, legislator, lord mayor, maire, management, managing director, mayor, minister, minister of state, moderator, officer, official, portreeve, prefect, president, prexy, provost, reeve, referee, secretary, secretary of state, selectman, supervisor, syndic, the administration, third party, treasurer, umpire, unbiased observer, undersecretary, vice-chancellor, vice-president, warden
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