/ (ˌævɪˈzændəm) /
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- a judge's or court's decision to consider a case privately before giving judgment
- a judge's or court's private consideration of a case before giving judgment
- the period during which judgment is delayed in these circumstances. A judge or court makes avizandum when time is needed to consider arguments or submissions made
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Word Origin for avizandum
from Medieval Latin, from avizare to consider; see advise
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Example sentences from the Web for avizandum
To make avizandum is to remove a cause from the public court to the private consideration of the judge.
Avizandum, av-iz-an′dum, n. (Scots law) private consideration of a case by a judge before giving judgment.