from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to an action taken in a legal proceeding by one party without the presence or participation of the opposing party.
- adjective Of or relating to such an action taken in a manner that is not permitted due to the risk of undue influence or interference.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In law, proceeding from or concerned with only one part or side of a matter in question: with reference to any step taken by or on behalf of one of the parties to a suit or in any judicial proceeding without notice to the other: as, an ex-parte application; an ex-parte hearing; ex-parte evidence.
- noun With reference to or in connection with only one of the parties concerned: as, the respondent being absent, the case was proceeded with ex parte.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- Upon or from one side only; one-sided; partial.
- one made without notice or opportunity to oppose.
- one that assembles at the request of only one of the parties in dispute.
- (Law) that which is had or taken by one side or party in the absence of the other. Hearings before grand juries, and affidavits, are
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective law Of, relating to, or characteristic of a
proceedingwhere one of the involved partiesis not present.
- adverb law In the manner of a proceeding where one of the involved parties is not, (or sometimes may not be) present
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin : ex, from + parte, ablative of pars, part, side.]
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From Latin "from [one] part"
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