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in facie curiae

adverb or adjective in fa·cie cu·ri·ae \in-ˈfā-shē-ˈkyu̇r-ē, -ˈfā-shē-ˌē-ˈkyu̇r-ē-ˌē; in-ˈfä-kē-e-ˈkü-rē-ˌī\

Legal Definition of in facie curiae

  1. :  before or in the presence of the court contempt in facie curiae

Origin and Etymology of in facie curiae

New Latin

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to criticize severely

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