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sub judice

[ suhb joo-di-see; Latin soob yoo-di-ke ]
/ sʌb ˈdʒu dɪˌsi; Latin sʊb ˈyu dɪˌkɛ /
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adverb
before a judge or court; awaiting judicial determination.
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Origin of sub judice

First recorded in 1605–15, sub judice is from Latin sub jūdice
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British Dictionary definitions for sub judice

sub judice
/ (ˈdʒuːdɪsɪ) /

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

Word Origin for sub judice

Latin
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