sub judice

[ suhb joo-di-see; Latin soob yoo-di-ke ]
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  1. before a judge or court; awaiting judicial determination.

Origin of sub judice

First recorded in 1605–15, sub judice is from Latin sub jūdice

Words Nearby sub judice Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sub judice in a sentence

  • The subject must remain sub judice; but what we know not now, we hope to know hereafter.

    Moon Lore | Timothy Harley

British Dictionary definitions for sub judice

sub judice

/ (ˈdʒuːdɪsɪ) /

  1. (usually postpositive) before a court of law or a judge; under judicial consideration

Origin of sub judice


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