[suhb joo-di-see; Latin soo b yoo-di-ke]
- before a judge or court; awaiting judicial determination.
Origin of sub judice
First recorded in 1605–15, sub judice is from the Latin word sub jūdice
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Related Words for sub judicecontentious, dubious, controversial, disputable, doubtful, moot, questionable, uncertain, unsure
- (usually postpositive) before a court of law or a judge; under judicial consideration
Word Origin for sub judice
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Latin, literally "under a judge."
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