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jurisprudence

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noun ju·ris·pru·dence \ˌju̇r-əs-ˈprü-dən(t)s\

Simple Definition of jurisprudence

  • : the study of law

Full Definition of jurisprudence

  1. 1 :  the science or philosophy of law

  2. 2 a :  a system or body of law b :  the course of court decisions

  3. 3 :  a department of law <medical jurisprudence>

ju·ris·pru·den·tial play \-prü-ˈden(t)-shəl\ adjective
ju·ris·pru·den·tial·ly play \-ˈden(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

1654

First Known Use of jurisprudence

1654



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