juristic

adjective

ju·​ris·​tic ju̇-ˈri-stik How to pronounce juristic (audio)
1
: of or relating to a jurist or jurisprudence
juristic thought
2
: of, relating to, or recognized in law
juristic theory
juristically adverb

Examples of juristic in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of juristic was in 1831

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Cite this Entry

“Juristic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juristic. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

juristic

adjective
ju·​ris·​tic ju̇-ˈris-tik How to pronounce juristic (audio)
1
: of or relating to a jurist or jurisprudence
2
: relating to law

Legal Definition

juristic

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