What does jurist mean?

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ˈdʒʊər ɪstju·rist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jurist, legal expertnoun

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

  2. judge, justice, juristnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. juristnoun

    a judge

  2. juristnoun

    an expert in law or jurisprudence

Webster Dictionary

  1. Juristadjective

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

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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jurist

    jōō′rist, n. one who is versed in the science of law, esp. Roman or civil law: a civilian.—adjs. Jurist′ic, -al.—adv. Jurist′ically. [Fr. juriste.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jurist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jurist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of jurist in a Sentence

  1. Chief Justice John Roberts:

    He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues, his passing is a great loss to the court and the country he so loyally served. We extend our deepest condolences to his wife Maureen and his family.

  2. John Cornyn:

    Judge Kavanaugh is an exceptionally-qualified jurist who will be a fair and impartial arbiter of the law and will not legislate from the bench, throughout his tenure, Judge Kavanaugh has served with a high moral standard and demonstrated a clear commitment to faithfully interpreting the Constitution.

  3. Clarence Thomas:

    My brother is a terrific jurist.

  4. Deborah Pearlstein:

    Garland is a moderate, careful jurist with a broad, bipartisan array of admirers.

  5. Vice President Joe Biden:

    The Senate gets to have a say, in order to get this done, the president is not going to be able to go out, nor would it be his instinct anyway, to pick the most liberal jurist in the nation and put them on the court.

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