Meaning of jurisprudence

ju•ris•pru•dence

Pronunciation: ( joor"is-prd'ns, joor'is-prd"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the science or philosophy of law.
  2. a body or system of laws.
  3. a department of law: medical jurisprudence.
  4. decisions of courts, esp. of reviewing tribunals.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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