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jus naturale

[ juhs nach-uh-rey-lee, nat-yoo- ]

noun

, Roman Law.
  1. jus civile


jus naturale

/ ˌnætjʊˈreɪlɪ /

noun

  1. (originally) a system of law based on fundamental ideas of right and wrong; natural law
  2. (in later usage) another term for jus gentium


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Word History and Origins

Origin of jus naturale1

< Latin: natural law

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Word History and Origins

Origin of jus naturale1

from Latin

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Example Sentences

While he sets forth the jus civile, his exposition and approval follow the dictates of the jus naturale.

Usucapio in the jus civile hinges on possession, and ownership by the jus naturale may take its origin in possession.

And then adds: By its authority the jus naturale prevails over custom and constitution.

Whatever in customs or writings is contrary to the jus naturale is to be held vain and invalid.

This lex naturalis (or jus naturale) is a true promulgated law, since God implants it for recognition in the minds of men.

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jus gentiumjus postliminii