Definitions for juristˈdʒʊər ɪst

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  1. jurist, legal expert(noun)

    a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations

  2. judge, justice, jurist(noun)

    a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice

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  1. jurist(Noun)

    a judge

  2. jurist(Noun)

    an expert in law or jurisprudence

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  1. Jurist(adj)

    one who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law; a writer on civil and international law

  2. Origin: [F. juriste, LL. jurista, fr. L. jus, juris, right, law. See Just, a.]

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  1. Jurist

    A jurist or jurisconsult is a professional who studies, develops, applies, or otherwise deals with the law. The term is widely used in American and Canadian English, but in the United Kingdom and many Commonwealth countries it has only historical and specialist usage. In most of continental Europe any person who possesses a degree in law and works professionally with the law is referred to with a word resembling jurist.


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