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Definition 1: a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for jurist in the sense of this definition

(jurist is a kind of ...) a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

(... is a kind of jurist ) a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law

(... is an instance of jurist) English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)

(... is an instance of jurist) Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)

(... is an instance of jurist) United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)

(... is an instance of jurist) United States jurist; as chief justice of the Supreme Court he established the principles of United States constitutional law (1755-1835)

(... is an instance of jurist) United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)

(jurist belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for jurist in the sense of this definition

(jurist is a kind of ...) a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

(jurist is a kind of ...) a worker who holds or is invested with an office

(... is a kind of jurist ) the judge who presides over a supreme court

(... is a kind of jurist ) one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case

(... is a kind of jurist ) a judge in a trial court

(... is a kind of jurist ) a barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in towns or boroughs

(... is a kind of jurist ) an Islamic judge

(... is a kind of jurist ) an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

(... is a kind of jurist ) a judge of a probate court

(... is a kind of jurist ) a mayor or chief magistrate of a Spanish town

(... is a kind of jurist ) a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)

(... is a kind of jurist ) formerly a high judicial officer

(... is a kind of jurist ) formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

(... is a kind of jurist ) a wise and upright judge

"a Daniel come to judgment"

(... is an instance of jurist) (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah

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