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interlocutory

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adjective in·ter·loc·u·to·ry \-kyə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of interlocutory

  1. :  made during the progress of a legal action and not final or definitive <an interlocutory appeal> <an interlocutory decree>



15th Century

First Known Use of interlocutory

15th century


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interlocutory

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adjective in·ter·loc·u·to·ry \ˌin-tər-ˈlä-kyə-ˌtōr-ē\

Legal Definition of interlocutory

  1. :  not final or definitive <an interlocutory order>; broadly :  made or done during the progress of an action especially when delay would cause irreversible injury <an interlocutory appeal>



Origin and Etymology of interlocutory

Medieval Latin interlocutorius, from Late Latin interloqui to pronounce an interlocutory sentence, from Latin, to speak between


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