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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to law.
  • adj. Of or relating to rights and obligations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to law.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to moral rights and obligations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to natural or positive right.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • l. Pertaining to natural or positive right.
  • Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations

Etymologies

From Latin iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin iūs ("law, right"). (Wiktionary)

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