interlocutory

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

Definition of interlocutory

:made during the progress of a legal action and not final or definitive
  • an interlocutory appeal
  • an interlocutory decree

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First Known Use of interlocutory

15th century


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interlocutory

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

legal Definition of interlocutory

: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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