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non liquet

[non lahy-kwit] /ˈnɒn ˈlaɪ kwɪt/
adjective, Law.
1.
(of evidence, a cause, etc.) not clear or evident.
Origin of non liquet
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60, non liquet is from the Latin word nōn liquet it is not clear
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non liquet

/ˈnɒn ˈlaɪkwɪt/
adjective
1.
(Roman law) (of a cause, evidence, etc) not clear
Word Origin
C17: Latin, literally: it is not clear
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