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- 1. jurisprudence, law, legal philosophy, philosophy
- usage: the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
- 2. law, jurisprudence, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
- usage: the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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See also: jurisprudence (Dictionary)