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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ju·rist /ˈʤʊrɪst/
 法學家,法理學者,法律著作家

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ju·rist n.  One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law, such as a judge, lawyer, or legal scholar; a writer on civil and international law.
    It has ever been the method of public jurists to draw a great part of the analogies on which they form the law of nations from the principles of law which prevail in civil community.   --Burke.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 jurist
      n 1: a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
           [syn: legal expert]
      2: a public official authorized to decide questions bought
         before a court of justice [syn: judge, justice, magistrate]