magistrate

magistrate
noun
1. (minor judicial officer) 
In Florida, a divorce case may be referred to a magistrate instead of the judge.En Florida, un caso de divorcio puede llegar a ser derivado a un juez de paz en lugar de a un juez.
2. (high-ranking judge) 
The federal district court rushed to appoint a new judge after the magistrate retired.La corte federal del distrito tenía apuro para nombrar un nuevo juez después de que el magistrado se jubilara.
magistrate
Noun
1. (law) (United Kingdom) 
a. el juez de primera instancia (M)la juez de primera instancia (F) 
magistrates' courtjuzgado de primera instancia
magistrate [ˈmædʒɪstreɪt]
noun
magistradoamagistrada (m) (f);a magistrada juez (m)
modifier
magistrates' court (n) (in England) juzgado (m) de primera instancia
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