from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- preposition Law In the matter of. Used in case captions to designate cases that lack parties, such as one concerning the probate of a will.
- preposition In regard to.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In the matter of: used especially in legal phraseology.
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- preposition In the matter of; with regard to.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin in rē : in, in + rē, ablative of rēs, thing, matter.]
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From Latin, literally meaning "in the matter [of]"
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