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jurisprudence (n.)

1620s, "systematic knowledge of law," from French jurisprudence (17c.) and directly from Late Latin iurisprudentia "the science of law," from iuris "of right, of law" (genitive of ius; see jurist) + prudentia "knowledge, a foreseeing" (see prudence). Meaning "the philosophy of law" is first attested 1756. Related: Jurisprudent; jurisprudential.

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Definitions of jurisprudence

jurisprudence (n.)
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do;
Synonyms: law / legal philosophy
jurisprudence (n.)
the collection of rules imposed by authority;
the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
Synonyms: law
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