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jus divinum

[ yoos di-wee-noom; English juhs di-vahy-nuhm ]

noun

, Latin.
  1. divine law.


jus divinum

/ dɪˈviːnəm /

noun

  1. divine law


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Word History and Origins

Origin of jus divinum1

from Latin

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Example Sentences

This jus divinum that began with the deification of Nimrod, is still perpetuated though in other hands.

This jus divinum regum is an absurdity, practically discarded by those who assert it.

Hi, qui diversum pronunciant, terribiliter exaggerant et exasperant jus divinum.

Dr Johnson, a stickler for the jus divinum, did not relish this idea.

This is the famous jus divinum principle which constitutes the corner-stone of the papal fabric.

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