Jus is defined as law or a legal principle.(noun)
An example of jus is jus cogens "compelling law", meaning international law that cannot be disregarded by a nation.
Jus is French and is defined as the juice that is made with meat stock.(noun)
An example of jus is a sliced beef sandwich that comes with a dipping sauce of broth called an au jus sandwich.
See jus in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. jura
Origin: L: see jury
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