sub judice

adverb
sub ju·​di·​ce | \ ˌsu̇b-ˈyü-di-ˌkā How to pronounce sub judice (audio) , ˈsəb-ˈjü-də-(ˌ)sē How to pronounce sub judice (audio) \

Definition of sub judice

: before a judge or court : not yet judicially decided

Examples of sub judice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But media still face charges for sub judice contempt. Rod Mcguirk, The Seattle Times, 26 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of sub judice

1613, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sub judice

Latin

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“Sub judice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sub%20judice. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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sub judice

adverb
sub ju·​di·​ce | \ ˌsəb-ˈjü-də-sē, ˌsu̇b-ˈyü-di-ˌkā How to pronounce sub judice (audio) \

Legal Definition of sub judice

: before the court : at bar in the case sub judice

History and Etymology for sub judice

Latin

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