jurist
ju·rist /'ju̇r-ist/ n [Middle French juriste, from Medieval Latin jurista, from Latin jur- jus law]: an individual having a thorough knowledge of law; esp: judge
the state's top jurist violated the U.S. Constitution when he banned the filmingNational Law Journal

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

jurist
I noun advocate, attorney, attorney-at-law, barrister, bencher, counsel, counselor, counseior-at-law, intercessor, iuris consultus, iuris peritus, judge, jurisconsult, jurisprudent, justice, lawyer, learned counsel, legal adviser, legal expert, legal practitioner, legal representative, legalist, legist, magistrate, master of jurisprudence, member of the bar, member of the legal profession, one called to the bar, pleader, practicing lawyer, practitioner of the law, procurator, prosecutor, public attorney, solicitor foreign phrases:
- Natura appetit perfectum, ita et lex. — Nature seeks perfection, and so does the law
- Verbis sed ipsis rebus, leges imponimus. — We do not impose laws upon words, but upon the things themselves
- Leges naturae perfectissimae sunt et immutabiles; humani vero juris conditio semper in infinitum decurrit, et nihil est in eo quod perpetuo stare possit. — The laws of nature are the most perfect and immutable, but the condition of human law is unending and there is nothing in it which can continue perpetually
II index advocate (counselor), attorney, barrister, counsel, counselor, esquire, judge, lawyer, magistrate

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


jurist
n.
A scholar of the law; a lawyer or judge.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


jurist
1) A judge.
2) Someone who studies the law.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


jurist
n. 1. A judge.
2 A legal scholar.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


jurist
A judge or legal scholar; an individual who is versed or skilled in law.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


jurist
A judge or legal scholar; an individual who is versed or skilled in law.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

jurist
n.
   although it means any attorney or legal scholar, jurist popularly refers to a judge.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • jurist — JURÍST, Ă, jurişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Specialist în ştiinţele juridice. ♢ (înv.) Student(ă) în drept. – Din fr. juriste, lat. jurista. Trimis de cata, 11.06.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  JURÍST s. (înv.) legist, pravilist, prăvilaş. Trimis de siveco, 05.08 …   Dicționar Român

  • jurist — ju‧rist [ˈdʒʊərst ǁ ˈdʒʊr ] noun [countable] LAW a person with very detailed knowledge of the law, especially one who writes on matters of law * * * jurist UK US /ˈdʒʊərɪst/ noun [C] FORMAL LAW ► an expert in law …   Financial and business terms

  • jurist — mid 15c., one who practices law, from M.Fr. juriste (14c.), from M.L. iurista jurist, from L. ius (gen. iuris) law, from PIE *yewes law, originally a term of religious cult, perhaps meaning sacred formula (Cf. L. iurare to pronounce a ritual… …   Etymology dictionary

  • jurist — jùrist m DEFINICIJA 1. pravnik 2. zast. student prava ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Jurist ← srlat. iurista …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Jurist — Ju rist, n. [F. juriste, LL. jurista, fr. L. jus, juris, right, law. See {Just}, a.] One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law, such as a judge, lawyer, or legal scholar; a writer on civil and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jurist — (v. lat.), 1) Rechtsbeflissener; 2) Rechtskundiger. Daher Juristenrecht (Recht der Wissenschaft, Recht der Praxis), die Rechtssätze, welche bes. durch die wissenschaftliche Thätigkeit der Rechtsgelehrten ausgebildet worden sind u. zu einer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Jurist — (mittellat. Jurista), Rechtsgelehrter, Rechtsbeflissener; juristisch, den Juristen oder der Jurisprudenz eigen, gemäß …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Juríst — (mittellat.), Rechtsgelehrter; Rechtsbeflissener; juristisch, Rechtsgelehrsamkeit betreffend, dieser oder den Juristen eigen, gemäß …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • jùrist — m (jùristica ž) 1. {{001f}}pravnik 2. {{001f}}zast. student prava ✧ {{001f}}njem. ← lat …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Jurist — »Rechtskundiger (mit akademischer Ausbildung)«: Das Fremdwort wurde bereits in mhd. Zeit (mhd. juriste) aus mlat. iurista entlehnt, das zu lat. ius (iuris) »Recht« gehört. Über weitere Zusammenhänge vgl. ↑ Jura. – Dazu das Adjektiv juristisch… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

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