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[juhs jen-shee-uh m] /ˈdʒʌs ˈdʒɛn ʃi əm/

noun, Roman Law.
See under .
[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)
the civil law of the Roman state
the body of law derived from the principles of this law Compare jus gentium, jus naturale
(Roman law) those rules of law common to all nations


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