What does jurist mean?

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ˈdʒʊər ɪstju·rist

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. jurist(Noun)

    a judge

  2. jurist(Noun)

    an expert in law or jurisprudence

Webster Dictionary

  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

    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. Joe Manchin:

    Throughout Judge Gorsuch’s career, he has come to his legal rulings objectively, through the letter of the law rather than through his own opinion, i hold no illusions that I will agree with every decision Judge Gorsuch may issue in the future, but I have not found any reasons why this jurist should not be a Supreme Court Justice.

  2. Vojislav Seselj:

    They have no legal grounds, this will in no way affect my election campaign. I am the best jurist in the world.

  3. Clarence Thomas:

    My brother is a terrific jurist.

  4. 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.

  5. Former President George W. Bush:

    President Trump has made an outstanding decision in Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, brett is a brilliant jurist who has faithfully applied the Constitution and laws throughout his 12 years on the D.C. Circuit.

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