[ non lahy-kwit ]
/ ˈnɒn ˈlaɪ kwɪt /
(of evidence, a cause, etc.) not clear or evident.
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Origin of non liquet
First recorded in 1650–60, non liquet is from the Latin word nōn liquet it is not clear
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British Dictionary definitions for non liquet
/ (ˈnɒn ˈlaɪkwɪt) /
Roman law (of a cause, evidence, etc) not clear
Word Origin for non liquet
C17: Latin, literally: it is not clear
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