HyperDic: jurist

English > 2 senses of the word jurist:
NOUNperson jurist, legal experta legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
person jurist, judge, justicea public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
jurist > pronunciation
Soundsjhuh'rahst; jhuh'rihst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
abortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > jurist: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations.
Synonymlegal expert
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
InstancesBentham, Jeremy BenthamEnglish philosopher and jurist
Grotius, Hugo Grotius, Huig de GrootDutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
Marshall, John MarshallUnited States jurist
Stone, Harlan Fiske StoneUnited States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)
NarrowermuftiA jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishexperto legal, jurisconsulto, jurisperito, jurista
Catalanjurisconsult, jurisperit, jurista
Nounsjurisprudencethe branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
jurisprudencethe collection of rules imposed by authority
English > jurist: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice.
Synonymsjudge, justice
InstancesSamson(Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean / herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
NarrowerDanielA wise / wise and upright judge
alcaldeA mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town
chief justiceThe judge who presides over a supreme court
dogeformerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa
justiciar, justiciaryformerly a high judicial officer
magistrateA lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)
ordinaryA judge of a probate court
praetor, pretorAn annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
qadiAn Islamic judge
recorderA barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in towns or boroughs
trial judgeA judge in a trial court
trierOne (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
BroaderadjudicatorA person who studies and settles conflicts / conflicts and disputes
official, functionaryA worker who holds or is invested with an office
Spanishárbitro, jueza, juez, magistrado, togado
Catalanjustícia, jutge, magistrat, togat
Nounsjurisprudencethe branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
jurisprudencethe collection of rules imposed by authority

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