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

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Experts can argue about the relation between those credentials and juristic excellence. Samuel Goldman, The Week, 28 Jan. 2022 Deities For decades, temple idols have been given the status of juristic persons. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, 6 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of juristic was in 1831

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“Juristic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juristic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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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 significance Wilson v. Lund, 491 P.2d 1287 (1971)

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