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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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