jus civile

[ juhssi-vahy-lee, -vee- ]

nounRoman 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, orjus naturae ).

Origin of jus civile

From Latin: “civil law”

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British Dictionary definitions for jus civile

jus civile

/ (sɪˈviːlɪ) /

  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

Origin of jus civile

from Latin

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