Jurisprudent
Jurisprudent Ju`ris*pru"dent, a. [See {Jurisprudence}.] Understanding law; skilled in jurisprudence. --G. West. [1913 Webster]

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  • jurisprudent — ju·ris·pru·dent /ˌju̇r əs prüd ənt/ n [Late Latin jurisprudent jurisprudens, from Latin juris, genitive of jus right, law + prudent prudens foreseeing, skilled, prudent]: jurist Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Jurisprudent — Ju ris*pru dent, n. [Cf. F. jurisprudent.] One skilled in law or jurisprudence. [R.] De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jurisprudent — [ʒyʀispʀydɑ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1639; de jurisprudence, d après prudent. ❖ ♦ Vx. Juriste (repris ironiquement à la fin du XIXe; A. Daudet, 1888). En adj. (avec l idée de prudent). || « Un monsieur très jurisprudent… » (Verlaine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jurisprudent — [joor΄ispro͞od′ nt] n. [Fr, back form. < jurisprudence: see JURISPRUDENCE] a student of jurisprudence; jurist adj. skilled in the law …   English World dictionary

  • jurisprudent — noun Etymology: Late Latin jurisprudent , jurisprudens, from Latin juris + prudent , prudens skilled, prudent Date: 1628 jurist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jurisprudent — jurisprudence ► NOUN 1) the theory or philosophy of law. 2) a legal system. DERIVATIVES jurisprudent adjective & noun jurisprudential adjective. ORIGIN Latin jurisprudentia, from jus law + prudentia knowledge …   English terms dictionary

  • jurisprudent — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sprüdənt noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin jurisprudent , jurisprudens, from Latin juris (gen. of jus right, law) + prudent , prudens foreseeing, skilled, prudent more at prudent : a person skilled in jurisprudence : jurist …   Useful english dictionary

  • jurisprudent — /joor is proohd nt/, adj. 1. versed in jurisprudence. n. 2. a person versed in jurisprudence. [1620 30; JURISPRUD(ENCE) + ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • jurisprudent — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice: judge, jurist, justice, justice of the peace, magistrate. See DECIDE, LAW …   English dictionary for students

  • jurisprudent — n. legal expert, one who knows the legal system well …   English contemporary dictionary

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