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jus

[juhs; Latin yoos] /dʒʌs; Latin yus/
noun, plural jura
[joo r-uh; Latin yoo-rah] /ˈdʒʊər ə; Latin ˈyu rɑ/ (Show IPA).
Law.
1.
a right.
2.
law as a system or in the abstract.
Origin
< Latin jūs law, right

jus

[zhy; English zhoos, joos] /ʒü; English ʒus, dʒus/
noun, French.
1.
juice; gravy.
Compare au jus.

Ju

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

jus canonicum

[yoos kah-noh-ni-koo m; English juhs kuh-non-i-kuh m] /ˈyus kɑˈnoʊ nɪˌkʊm; English ˈdʒʌs kəˈnɒn ɪ kəm/
Latin.
1.

jus divinum

[yoos di-wee-noo m; English juhs di-vahy-nuh m] /ˈyus dɪˈwi nʊm; English ˈdʒʌs dɪˈvaɪ nəm/
Latin.
1.
divine law.
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British Dictionary definitions for jus

jus1

/dʒʌs/
noun (law) (pl) jura (ˈdʒʊərə)
1.
a right, power, or authority
2.
law in the abstract or as a system, as distinguished from specific enactments
Word Origin
Latin: law

jus2

/ʒuː; French ʒy/
noun
1.
a sauce
Word Origin
French: literally, juice

jus canonicum

/kəˈnɒnɪkəm/
noun
1.
canon law
Word Origin
from Latin

jus divinum

/dɪˈviːnəm/
noun
1.
divine law
Word Origin
from Latin
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Word Origin and History for jus

French, literally "juice" (see juice).

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