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jurisprudent

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noun ju·ris·pru·dent \-ˈprü-dənt\

Definition of jurisprudent

  1. :  jurist



Origin of jurisprudent

Late Latin jurisprudent-, jurisprudens, from Latin juris + prudent-, prudens skilled, prudent


First Known Use: 1628


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jurisprudent

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noun ju·ris·pru·dent \ˌju̇r-əs-ˈprüd-ənt\

Legal Definition of jurisprudent

  1. :  jurist



Origin of jurisprudent

Late Latin jurisprudent-, jurisprudens, from Latin juris, genitive of jus right, law + prudent-, prudens foreseeing, skilled, prudent


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