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jus naturale

[juhs nach-uh-rey-lee, nat-yoo-] /ˈdʒʌs ˌnætʃ əˈreɪ li, ˌnæt yʊ-/
noun, Roman Law.
1.
See under jus civile.
Also, jus naturae
[juhs nach-uh-ree, nat-yoo-] /ˈdʒʌs ˈnætʃ əˌri, ˈnæt yʊ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Latin: natural law

jus civile

[juhs si-vahy-lee, -vee-] /ˈdʒʌs sɪˈvaɪ li, -ˈvi-/
noun, Roman Law.
1.
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
< Latin: civil law
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jus civile

/sɪˈviːlɪ/
noun
1.
the civil law of the Roman state
2.
the body of law derived from the principles of this law Compare jus gentium, jus naturale
Word Origin
from Latin

jus naturale

/ˌnætjʊˈreɪlɪ/
noun (Roman law)
1.
(originally) a system of law based on fundamental ideas of right and wrong; natural law
2.
(in later usage) another term for jus gentium
Word Origin
from Latin
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