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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Under judicial deliberation; before a judge or court of law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Before the judge, or court; not yet decided; under judicial consideration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Before the judge; under judicial consideration; not yet decided.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. before a judge or court of law; awaiting judicial determination

Etymologies

Latin sub iūdice : sub, beneath, before + iūdice, ablative of iūdex, judge.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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