ju·​ris·​tic | \ ju̇-ˈri-stik How to pronounce juristic (audio) \

Definition of juristic

1 : of or relating to a jurist or jurisprudence juristic thought
2 : of, relating to, or recognized in law juristic theory

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juristically \ ju̇-​ˈri-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce juristically (audio) \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web Deities For decades, temple idols have been given the status of juristic persons. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Birds to holy rivers: A list of everything India considers “legal persons”," 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of juristic

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Juristic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juristic. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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ju·​ris·​tic | \ ju̇-ˈris-tik How to pronounce juristic (audio) \

Legal Definition of juristic

1 : of or relating to a jurist or jurisprudence juristic scholarship juristic thought
2 : of, relating to, or recognized in law all of these considerations are of little or no juristic significanceWilson v. Lund, 491 P.2d 1287 (1971)

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