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English noun: jurist

1. jurist (person) a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations

Synonymslegal expert

Broader (hypernym)expert

Narrower (hyponym)mufti

Instance hyponymBentham, Grotius, Harlan Fiske Stone, Holmes, Hugo Grotius, Huig de Groot, Jeremy Bentham, John Marshall, Marshall, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Stone

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. jurist (person) a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice

Synonymsjudge, justice

Broader (hypernym)adjudicator, functionary, official

Narrower (hyponym)alcalde, chief justice, Daniel, doge, justiciar, justiciary, magistrate, ordinary, praetor, pretor, qadi, recorder, trial judge, trier

Instance hyponymSamson

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