January 24th, 2017


Word of the Day 01/24/17 Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence (noun)
jurisprudence [joo r-is-prood-ns, joo r-is-prood-]

1. the science or philosophy of law.
2. a body or system of laws.
3. a department of law: medical jurisprudence.
4. Civil Law. decisions of courts, especially of reviewing tribunals.

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Origin: 1620-30; < Latin jūris prūdentia knowledge of the law. See jus, prudence

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