sui juris

adjective sui ju·ris \ˌsü-ˌī-ˈjr-əs, ˌsü-ē-ˈyr-\

Definition of SUI JURIS

:  having full legal rights or capacity

Origin of SUI JURIS

Latin, of one's own right
First Known Use: 1675

Rhymes with SUI JURIS


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