Definition of Jurist

1. Noun. A legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations.

Exact synonyms: Legal Expert
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Mufti
Specialized synonyms: Bentham, Jeremy Bentham, Grotius, Hugo Grotius, Huig De Groot, Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., John Marshall, Marshall, Harlan Fiske Stone, Stone
Derivative terms: Jurisprudence, Jurisprudence

2. Noun. A public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice.

Definition of Jurist

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

Definition of Jurist

1. Noun. a judge ¹

2. Noun. an expert in law or jurisprudence ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jurist

1. one versed in the law [n -S] : JURISTIC [adj]

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jurist (current term)
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Literary usage of Jurist

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1. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"Sea Canaletto. rx Canale, Annibale, Italian historian ; 1450 Di Canale, Nicolas, Venetian admiral ; 1469 D. Canale della Cava, Giovanni, Italian jurist and ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Jacobus de Belviso, a famous civil jurist, taught here from 1316 to 1321. By Bull of 1 Aug., 1318, John medicine. 3. A large number of institutions are ..."

3. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till by John Campbell Campbell (1874)
"As a jurist, I doubt whether sufficient justice has yet Hale as a been done ... jurist. professional knowledge, but he considered what he had amassed as a ..."

4. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1917)
"ยง374 Bracton, the greatest English jurist of the i3th century. Some fifty years after Magna Charta,65 flourished the first scientific English jurist ..."

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