sub judice

[ suhb joo-di-see; Latin soo b yoo-di-ke ]
/ sʌb ˈdʒu dɪˌsi; Latin sʊb ˈyu dɪˌkɛ /

adverb

before a judge or court; awaiting judicial determination.

Nearby words

  1. suasory,
  2. suave,
  3. suaviter in modo, fortiter in re,
  4. suavity,
  5. sub,
  6. sub rosa,
  7. sub verbo,
  8. sub voce,
  9. sub-,
  10. sub-clause

Origin of sub judice

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


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

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

Word Origin and History for sub judice

sub judice

Latin, literally "under a judge."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper