Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun jurist

2 senses of jurist

Sense 1
jurist, legal expert -- (a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Sense 2
judge, justice, jurist -- (a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice)
       => official, functionary -- (a worker who holds or is invested with an office)
       => adjudicator -- (a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes)

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