in forma pauperis

[ in-fawr-muh paw-puh-ris ]
/ ɪnˈfɔr mə ˈpɔ pə rɪs /

adjective, adverb Law.

without liability for court costs and court fees: permission to sue in forma pauperis.

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Origin of in forma pauperis

1585–95; < Latin: as a pauper
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