interlocutory

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

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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