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allocute

verb al·lo·cute \ˈa-lə-ˌkyüt\

Legal Definition of allocute

allocuted

allocuting

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make an allocution
  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to question a criminal defendant prior to sentencing


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