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per curiam

[per kyoo r-ee-am]
adverb, adjective Law.
  1. (of an opinion or decision) by the court as a whole rather than in the name of a particular judge: a judgment rendered per curiam.
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Origin of per curiam

< Medieval Latin: literally, through the court
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