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Jurisprudence Definition in Context 601 Words

Jurisprudence definition in English as a legal term with synonyms and antonyms and in real context from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam. Learn the word, jurisprudence in authentic context with illustrations.

/ˌdʒʊə.rɪˈspruː.dəns/ (noun)

Jurisprudence definition

the theory and/or study of law and legal principles, philosophy of law, legal system


The word jurisprudence derives from the Latin term juris prudentia, which means “the study, knowledge, or science of law.” In the United States jurisprudence commonly means the philosophy of law. Legal philosophy has many aspects, but four of them are the most common:

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Adjective: jurisprudential

Adjective: jurisprudent

Adverb: jurisprudentially

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