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alieni juris

[ ey-lahy-ee-nahy -joor-is, ey-lee- ]
/ ˌeɪ laɪˈi naɪ ˈdʒʊər ɪs, ˌeɪ li- /
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adjective Law.

under the control of another, as a lunatic or infant.

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Origin of alieni juris

<Latin: literally, of another's law
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