jus

1
[ juhs; Latin yoos ]
/ dʒʌs; Latin yus /

noun, plural ju·ra [joo r-uh; Latin yoo-rah] /ˈdʒʊər ə; Latin ˈyu rɑ/. Law.

a right.
law as a system or in the abstract.

Origin of jus

1
From the Latin word jūs law, right

Definition for jus (2 of 5)

jus

2
[ zhy; English zhoos, joos ]
/ ʒü; English ʒus, dʒus /

noun French.

juice; gravy.
Compare au jus.

Definition for jus (3 of 5)

Ju

[ roo, zhoo ]
/ ru, ʒu /

noun

one of the tutors of aristocratic origin working during the Chou dynasty.

Definition for jus (4 of 5)

jus canonicum

[ yoos kah-noh-ni-koo m; English juhs kuh-non-i-kuh m ]
/ ˈyus kɑˈnoʊ nɪˌkʊm; English ˈdʒʌs kəˈnɒn ɪ kəm /

noun Latin.

Definition for jus (5 of 5)

jus divinum

[ yoos di-wee-noo m; English juhs di-vahy-nuh m ]
/ ˈyus dɪˈwi nʊm; English ˈdʒʌs dɪˈvaɪ nəm /

noun Latin.

divine law.
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British Dictionary definitions for jus (1 of 4)

jus

1
/ (dʒʌs) /

noun plural jura (ˈdʒʊərə) law

a right, power, or authority
law in the abstract or as a system, as distinguished from specific enactments

Word Origin for jus

Latin: law

British Dictionary definitions for jus (2 of 4)

jus

2
/ (ʒuː, French ʒy) /

noun

a sauce

Word Origin for jus

French: literally, juice

British Dictionary definitions for jus (3 of 4)

jus canonicum

/ (kəˈnɒnɪkəm) /

noun

canon law

Word Origin for jus canonicum

from Latin

British Dictionary definitions for jus (4 of 4)

jus divinum

/ (dɪˈviːnəm) /

noun

divine law

Word Origin for jus divinum

from Latin
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