jus

jus

[juhs; Latin yoos]
noun, plural jura [joor-uh; Latin yoo-rah] . Law.
1.
a right.
2.
law as a system or in the abstract.

Origin:
< Latin jūs law, right

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jus

[zhy; English zhoos, joos] .
noun French.
juice; gravy.
Compare au jus.

Ju

[roo, zhoo]
noun
1.
Confucian ( def 2 ).
2.
one of the tutors of aristocratic origin working during the Chou dynasty.

jus canonicum

[yoos kah-noh-ni-koom; English juhs kuh-non-i-kuhm]
Latin.

jus divinum

[yoos di-wee-noom; English juhs di-vahy-nuhm]
Latin.
divine law.
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jus1 (dʒʌs)
 
n , pl jura
1.  a right, power, or authority
2.  law in the abstract or as a system, as distinguished from specific enactments
 
[Latin: law]

jus2 (ʒuː, French ʒy)
 
n
a sauce
 
[French: literally, juice]

jus canonicum (kəˈnɒnɪkəm)
 
n
canon law
 
[from Latin]

jus divinum (dɪˈviːnəm)
 
n
divine law
 
[from Latin]

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