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sub judice

[suhb joo-di-see; Latin soo b yoo-di-ke] /sʌb ˈdʒu dɪˌsi; Latin sʊb ˈyu dɪˌkɛ/
before a judge or court; awaiting judicial determination.
Origin of sub judice
First recorded in 1605-15, sub judice is from the Latin word sub jūdice Unabridged
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  • Do it on general lines, of course; keep off sub judice cases and all that.

    A Case in Camera

    Oliver Onions
  • Often a commissioner had to leave the bench because he was himself a party to the suit that was sub judice.

British Dictionary definitions for sub judice

sub judice

(usually postpositive) before a court of law or a judge; under judicial consideration
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Word Origin and History for sub judice

Latin, literally "under a judge."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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