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1. jurisprudence

noun. ['ˌdʒʊrəˈspruːdəns'] the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do.

Synonyms

  • contract law
  • matrimonial law
  • patent law
  • corporation law
  • legal philosophy
  • law

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • succeeding

Etymology

  • iurisprudentia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Jurisprudence

  • imprudence

Example sentences of the word jurisprudence


1. Noun, singular or mass
The term "Islamic jurisprudence" refers to the body of legal scholarship and debate developed throughout Islamic history.

Quotes containing the word jurisprudence


1. The science, the art, the jurisprudence, the chief political and social theories, of the modern world have grown out of Greece and Rome—not by favour of, but in the teeth of, the fundamental teachings of early Christianity, to which science, art, and any serious occupation with the things of this world were alike despicable.
- Thomas Henry Huxley, Agnosticism and Christianity and Other Essays

2. jurisprudence

noun. ['ˌdʒʊrəˈspruːdəns'] the collection of rules imposed by authority.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • commercial law
  • tax law
  • precedent
  • ecclesiastical law
  • sharia
  • civil law
  • law of the land
  • collection
  • mercantile law
  • law of nations
  • statutory law
  • law
  • securities law
  • martial law
  • international law
  • shariah law
  • accumulation
  • canon law
  • administrative law
  • law merchant
  • military law
  • Mosaic law
  • sharia law
  • assemblage
  • common law
  • shariah
  • Islamic law
  • case law

Antonyms

  • international law
  • misconception
  • decrease
  • decrement

Etymology

  • iurisprudentia (Latin)
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