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jus civile

[juhs si-vahy-lee, -vee-] /ˈdʒʌs sɪˈvaɪ li, -ˈvi-/
noun, Roman Law.
the rules and principles of law derived from the customs and legislation of Rome, as opposed to those derived from the customs of all nations (jus gentium) or from fundamental ideas of right and wrong implicit in the human mind (jus naturale)
Origin of jus civile
< Latin: civil law Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for jus-civile

jus civile

the civil law of the Roman state
the body of law derived from the principles of this law Compare jus gentium, jus naturale
Word Origin
from Latin
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