jurisprudence Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “jurisprudence” in the English Dictionary

"jurisprudence" in British English

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jurisprudencenoun [U]

uk   /ˌdʒʊə.rɪsˈpruː.dəns/  us   /ˌdʒʊr.ɪs-/ specialized
the ​study of ​law and the ​principles on which ​law is ​based
adjective uk   us   /-pruːˈden.ʃəl/
Canada has a jurisprudential ​tradition of ​protectinghumanrights.
(Definition of jurisprudence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jurisprudence”
in Spanish jurisprudencia…
in Vietnamese luật học…
in Malaysian jurisprudens…
in Thai ศาสตร์เกี่ยวกับกฎหมาย, นิติศาสตร์…
in French jurisprudence…
in German die Rechtswissenschaft…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法学, 法律学…
in Indonesian ilmu hukum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法學, 法律學…
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