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inquisitorial

Legal Definition of inquisitorial

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Definition of inquisitorial

Etymology

    inquisitor +‎ -ial

Adjective

inquisitorial (comparative more inquisitorial, superlative most inquisitorial)

  1. of or pertaining to an inquisition, specifically the Inquisition
  2. in a manner of inquisition or inquisitors
  3. (law) describing a trial system in which the prosecutor also acts as judge

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