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jurisdiction the right or authority to interpret and administer the law. [2 definitions]
jurisprudence the philosophy or science of law. [3 definitions]
jurist a judge. [2 definitions]
juristic of or relating to jurisprudence or to a jurist or jurists.
juror one who is a member of a jury. [3 definitions]
jury a body of persons summoned to a court of law who are sworn to hear evidence and give a true verdict in a case. [2 definitions]
jury-rig to assemble or put into place in a makeshift way, or for temporary use, as on a vessel.
jus sanguinis the legal principle that a child is a citizen of the country of his or her parents' citizenship.
jus soli the legal principle that a child is a citizen of the country in which he or she is born.
just fair, equitable, and honest. [12 definitions]
just about practically; almost; nearly.
justice the principle or quality of equity; moral rightness. [5 definitions]
justice of the peace the lowest level of magistrate in some U. S. states, whose jurisdiction is usu. part of a county and whose duties include administering oaths, performing marriages, and trying minor cases.
justifiable capable of being defended or explained.
justification something that explains, justifies, or defends, as an explanation or supporting evidence. [2 definitions]
justified made reasonable or excusable by demonstrated facts; warranted. [2 definitions]
justify to demonstrate (something) to be true or valid. [4 definitions]
justly with justice or fairness. [2 definitions]
justness the quality of being just or right. [2 definitions]
jut to project or extend sharply outward; protrude (often fol. by out). [2 definitions]
jute a coarse, strong fiber taken from any of a variety of plants native to the East Indies, used to make twine, burlap, and the like. [2 definitions]