institutes


institutes
Plural of institute.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • institutes — [ ɛ̃stityt ] n. f. pl. • XIIIe; 1328 masc. sing.; lat. instituta « institutions » ♦ Dr. rom. Manuel de droit rédigé par les jurisconsultes romains. Les institutes de Justinien, ou absolt les institutes. ● institutes nom féminin pluriel (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Institutes — 1. part of the Corpus Juris Civilis. 2. books based on the Institutes of Justinian and Gaius. In the second phase of Roman law, such systematic treatments appeared throughout Europe, attempting to state the law of the locality. Collins dictionary …   Law dictionary

  • INSTITUTES — s. f. pl. T. de Droit. Ouvrage élémentaire qui renferme les principes du droit romain. On appelle Institutes de Justinien celles qui furent composées par l ordre de cet empereur. Les Institutes de Gaïus, jurisconsulte romain. Quelques uns disent… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • institutes — (in sti tu t ) s. f. pl. 1°   Terme de droit. Ouvrage élémentaire qui renferme les principes du droit romain (avec un I majuscule). Les Institutes de Gaïus, jurisconsulte romain.    Institutes de Justinien, celles qui furent composées par l ordre …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • INSTITUTES — n. f. pl. T. de Droit Ouvrage élémentaire qui renferme les principes du droit romain. On appelle Institutes de Justinien celles qui furent composées par l’ordre de cet empereur. Les Institutes de Gaïus, jurisconsulte romain. Quelques uns disent… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Institutes —    Handbook of civil law for law students; part of the Corpus Juris Civilis (q.v.), with the authority of law. It was prepared by Tribonian (q.v.) and two other jurists, Theophilos and Dorotheos, while they were working on the Digest (q.v.).… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Institutes — /ˈɪnstətjuts/ (say instuhtyoohts) noun an elementary treatise on Roman law, in four books, part of the Corpus Juris Civilis. Also, Institutes of Justinian. {Middle English institut, past participle, set up, established, from Latin institūtus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • institutes — A name sometimes given to textbooks containing the elementary principles of jurisprudence, arranged in an orderly and systematic manner. For example, the Institutes of Justinian, of Gaius, of Lord Coke …   Black's law dictionary

  • institutes — A name sometimes given to textbooks containing the elementary principles of jurisprudence, arranged in an orderly and systematic manner. For example, the Institutes of Justinian, of Gaius, of Lord Coke …   Black's law dictionary

  • institutes — n. summary of the fundamental elements of a particular subject (particularly a legal abstract) in·sti·tute || ɪnstɪtuːt / tjuːt n. institution, foundation, organization which provides a certain service or supports a particular cause;… …   English contemporary dictionary


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