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[joo r-uh l]
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  1. pertaining to law; legal.
  2. of or relating to rights and obligations.
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Origin of jural

1625–35; < Latin jūr- (stem of jūs) law + -al1
Related formsju·ral·ly, adverb
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Related Words for jural

justifiable, constitutional, legal, statutory, valid, authorized, permissible, proper, rightful, canonical, due, enforced, established, innocent, judicial, just, kosher, licit, mandated, official

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Historical Examples of jural

  • Take, for example, the conceptions borrowed from the jural sphere.


    John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts

  • By this emphasis, arise the jural theories (Latin, jus, law).


    John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts

  • This is a jural postulate of civilized society as we know it.

  • Woolsey says that "a slave sojourning to a free land cannot be treated as his master's property—as destitute of jural capacity."

  • The civilization of the time did not involve the corollaries of our jural postulate.

British Dictionary definitions for jural


  1. of or relating to law or to the administration of justice
  2. of or relating to rights and obligations
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Derived Formsjurally, adverb

Word Origin for jural

C17: from Latin iūs law + -al 1
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