[ 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).
Origin of jus civile
< Latin: civil law
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British Dictionary definitions for jus civile
/ (sɪˈviːlɪ) /
Word Origin for jus civile
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