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noun al·lo·ca·tur \ˌa-lō-ˈkā-tər, ˌä-lō-ˈkä-tu̇r\

Legal Definition of allocatur

  1. :  permission to appeal <granted allocatur in order to determine whether the lower courts were in error — City of Pittsburgh v. Commonwealth, 653 A.2d 1210 (1995)> —used primarily in Pennsylvania

Origin and Etymology of allocatur

Medieval Latin, it is allowed

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