Definition of jural in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʊər(ə)l/


1Relating to the law.
Example sentences
  • The tradition based approach results in what, in my view, amounts to a significant change to the conceptual basis for the common law's recognition and protection of native title as a jural right akin to a property right or interest.
  • Can I, as gently as possible, say that that phrase causes difficulty, the phrase ‘various assortments of artificially defined jural rights’.
  • On the one hand, there is the jural discourse in terms of which Aboriginal citizens of the Northern Territory may enter claims to be recognised as traditional owners of estates in tracts of previously unalienated Crown land.
1.1 Philosophy Relating to rights and obligations.
Example sentences
  • While the structures of jural obligations may be associated with kin proximity, there is considerable ethnographic evidence that across many societies this is not the case.
  • In the context of rights, a man may achieve maturity, but it is only upon his father's death that he gains true jural and ritual autonomy.


Mid 17th century: from Latin jus, jur- 'law, right' + -al.

Words that rhyme with jural

crural, mural, neural, plural, rural

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