au jus

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adjective \ ō-ˈzhü(s) , -ˈjüs ; ō-zhᵫ \

Definition of au jus

of meat
:served in the juice obtained from roasting

Origin and Etymology of au jus

French, literally, with juice


jus gentium

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noun jus gen·ti·um \ ˈyüs-ˈgen-tē-əm \

Definition of jus gentium

Origin and Etymology of jus gentium

Latin, law of nations


jus sanguinis

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noun jus san·gui·nis \ ˈyüs-ˈsäŋ-gwə-nəs \

Definition of jus sanguinis

:a rule that a child's citizenship is determined by its parents' citizenship

Origin and Etymology of jus sanguinis

Latin, right of blood


jus soli

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noun jus so·li \ ˈyüs-ˈsō-ˌlē \

Definition of jus soli

:a rule that the citizenship of a child is determined by the place of its birth

Origin and Etymology of jus soli

Latin, right of the soil


jus divinum

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Latin noun phrase jus di·vi·num \ ˌyüs-di-ˈwē-ˌnu̇m \

Definition of jus divinum

:divine law

jus abutendi

noun jus ab·u·ten·di \ -ˌabyəˈtendē , -ˌdī \

Definition of jus abutendi

Roman & civil law
:a right to make full use of property even to wasting or destroying it :absolute and unlimited ownership with the power of free alienation — compare jus utendi

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Origin and Etymology of jus abutendi

Latin, right of abusing


jus aedilium

noun jus ae·di·li·um \ -ēˈdilēəm \
variants: or jus aedilicium \-ˌēdəˈlis(h)ēəm\

Definition of jus aedilium

Roman law
:the law of the curule aediles set forth in their edicts usually relating to police and market regulations

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Origin and Etymology of jus aedilium

Latin, law of the aediles or law of an aedile


jus albanagii

noun jus al·ba·na·gii \ -ˌalbəˈnājēˌī \

Definition of jus albanagii

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Origin and Etymology of jus albanagii

Medieval Latin, right of alien confiscation


jus angariae

noun jus an·ga·ri·ae \ -(ˌ)aŋˈga(a)rēˌē \

Definition of jus angariae

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Origin and Etymology of jus angariae

Late Latin, literally, right of angaria


jus canonicum

noun jus ca·non·i·cum \ -kəˈnänə̇kəm \

Definition of jus canonicum

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Origin and Etymology of jus canonicum

Medieval Latin


jus civile

noun jus ci·vi·le \ -səˈvī(ˌ)lē \

Definition of jus civile

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Origin and Etymology of jus civile

Latin


jus commercii

noun jus com·mer·cii \ -kəˈmərshēˌī \

Definition of jus commercii

Roman & civil law
:a right to make contracts, acquire, hold, and transfer property, and have business dealings

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Origin and Etymology of jus commercii

Latin, right of commerce


jus commune

noun jus com·mu·ne \ -kəˈmyü(ˌ)nē \

Definition of jus commune

1 :the common law of England
2 :the common or public law or right as opposed to the jus singulare established for special cases

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Origin and Etymology of jus commune

Latin


jus conubii

noun jus co·nu·bii
variants: or jus connubii \-kəˈn(y)übēˌī\

Definition of jus conubii

1 :connubium 2
2 :the body of rules and conventions of a people or community governing intermarriage

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Origin and Etymology of jus conubii

Latin, literally, right of marriage, right of intermarriage


jus deliberandi

noun jus de·li·be·ran·di \ -də̇ˌlibəˈrandē , -nˌdī \

Definition of jus deliberandi

Roman & civil law
:a right granted to an heir to take a certain time to decide whether to accept the inheritance or not

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Origin and Etymology of jus deliberandi

Latin, right of deliberating


jus ecclesiasticum

noun jus ec·cle·si·as·ti·cum \ -ə̇ˌklēzēˈastə̇kəm , -eˌk- \

Definition of jus ecclesiasticum

: ecclesiastical law

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Origin and Etymology of jus ecclesiasticum

Late Latin


jus edicendi

noun jus edi·cen·di \ -ˌedəˈsendē , -nˌdī \

Definition of jus edicendi

Roman law
:a right belonging to the curule aediles, praetors, and quaestors and presidents in the provinces of making edicts

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Origin and Etymology of jus edicendi

Latin, right of decreeing


jus fruendi

noun jus fru·en·di \ -früˈendē , -ˌdī \

Definition of jus fruendi

Roman & civil law
:a right of enjoyment of another's property without destroying its substance

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Origin and Etymology of jus fruendi

Latin, right of enjoying


jus honorarium

noun jus ho·no·ra·ri·um \ -ˌänəˈra(a)rēəm \

Definition of jus honorarium

Roman law
:the law established by the edicts of the magistrates consisting chiefly of the praetorian law and the law of the curule aediles

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Origin and Etymology of jus honorarium

Latin, magisterial law


jus in personam

noun jus in per·so·nam \ ˈjˈəˌsinpə(r)ˈsōˌnam \

Definition of jus in personam

:a right of legal action against or to enforce a legal duty of a particular person or group of persons — compare jus in rem

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Origin and Etymology of jus in personam

Latin, right against a person


jus in rem

noun \ -ˈrem \

Definition of jus in rem

:a right enforceable against anyone in the world interfering with that right founded on some specific relationship, status, or particular property accorded legal protection from interference by anyone (as the right to be free from slander or to enjoy one's property)

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Origin and Etymology of jus in rem

Latin, right against a thing


jus inter gentes

noun jus in·ter gen·tes \ -ˌintə(r)ˈjen‧ˌtēz \

Definition of jus inter gentes

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Origin and Etymology of jus inter gentes

Latin, law among nations


jus Latii

noun jus La·tii \ -ˈlāshēˌī \

Definition of jus Latii

:the right of a person (as a Latin not a citizen of Rome) who has certain rights of or to Roman citizenship

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Origin and Etymology of jus latii

Latin, literally, right of Latium, ancient country of Italy


jus naturae

noun jus na·tu·rae \ -nəˈtu̇(ˌ)rē , -nə‧ˈtyu̇- \

Definition of jus naturae

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Origin and Etymology of jus naturae

Latin, literally, law of nature


jus naturale

noun jus na·tu·ra·le \ -ˌnachəˈra(ˌ)lē , -rā(- , -rä(- \

Definition of jus naturale

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Origin and Etymology of jus naturale

Latin


jus personarum

noun jus per·so·na·rum \ -ˌpərsəˈna(a)rəm \

Definition of jus personarum

:the law of persons occupying special relations to one another (as parent and child, husband and wife, guardian and ward) or of persons with limited rights (as aliens, minors, slaves, incompetent or insane persons)

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Origin and Etymology of jus personarum

Latin, law of persons


jus postliminii

noun jus post·li·mi·ni·i \ -ˌpōstləˈminēˌī \

Definition of jus postliminii

Roman law

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Origin and Etymology of jus postliminii

Latin, right of return to one's threshold


jus primae noctis

noun jus pri·mae noc·tis \ -ˌprī(ˌ)mēˈnäktə̇s \

Definition of jus primae noctis

2 :a right consummating a marriage granted to someone other than the bridegroom by the law or custom of some cultures

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Origin and Etymology of jus primae noctis

Latin, right of first night


jus proprietatis

noun jus pro·pri·e·ta·tis \ -p(r)əˌprīəˈtātə̇s \

Definition of jus proprietatis

:a right based on ownership of property irrespective of actual possession

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Origin and Etymology of jus proprietatis

Medieval Latin, literally, right of ownership


jus relictae

noun jus re·lic·tae \ -rə̇ˈlik(ˌ)tē \

Definition of jus relictae

Scots law
:a widow's right to a share in the free movable estate of her deceased husband to the extent of one third if there are children and otherwise one half

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Origin and Etymology of jus relictae

Medieval Latin, right of a widow


jus relicti

noun jus re·lic·ti \ -ˌtī \

Definition of jus relicti

Scots law
:a widower's right to share in the free movable estate of his deceased wife since 1881 to the extent of one third if there are children and otherwise one half

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Origin and Etymology of jus relicti

Medieval Latin, right of a widower


jus singulare

noun jus sin·gu·la·re \ -ˌsiŋgyəˈla(a)rē \

Definition of jus singulare

Roman & civil law
:a law or right established for special cases as opposed to the jus commune

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Origin and Etymology of jus singulare

Latin, individual law, particular law


jus utendi

noun jus uten·di \ ¦jəsyüˈtendē , -ˌdī \

Definition of jus utendi

:a personal right or servitude of one gratuitously for the needs of himself and his family and without profit to make use of another's property without consuming it or destroying its substance or capacity for future profit

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Origin and Etymology of jus utendi

Latin, right of using


monte-jus

noun \ (ˈ)mänt¦jüs , (ˈ)mōⁿ ¦zhü \

Definition of monte-jus

:an apparatus for raising a liquid by pressure of air or steam in a reservoir containing the liquid — compare acid egg

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Origin and Etymology of monte-jus

French, from monter to mount, raise + jus juice


strictum jus

noun stric·tum jus
variants: or strictum ius \ˌstrikəmˈjəs, -mˈyüs\

Definition of strictum jus

1 :the law by its letter without considering equities
2 Roman law :the jus civile of the city of Rome — compare praetorian law

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Origin and Etymology of strictum jus

Latin, strict law


summum jus

noun \ -ˈyu̇s , -ˈyüs ; -ˈjəs , -ˈjüs \

Definition of summum jus

:strict legal right :exact law :strictum jus distinguished from equity

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Origin and Etymology of summum jus

Latin, highest law


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