avizandum

/ (ˌævɪˈzændəm) /

noun

Scots law
  1. a judge's or court's decision to consider a case privately before giving judgment
  2. a judge's or court's private consideration of a case before giving judgment
  3. 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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