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nunc pro tunc

\ˈnəŋk-ˌprō-ˈtəŋk, ˈnu̇ŋk-ˌprō-ˈtu̇ŋk\
  1. :  now for then —used in reference to a judicial or procedural act that corrects an omission in the record, has effect as of an earlier date, or takes place after a deadline has expired a nunc pro tunc order permitted to file the petition nunc pro tunc

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New Latin

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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