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Definition of jurisprudence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jurisprudence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʊərɪsˈpruːdns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʊrɪsˈpruːdns//
 
[uncountable] (specialist)
 
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the scientific study of law a professor of jurisprudence Word Origin early 17th cent.: from late Latin jurisprudentia, from Latin jus, jur- ‘law’ + prudentia ‘knowledge’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jurisprudence