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out-of-court

adjective

legal Definition of out-of-court

1 : not made under oath or affirmation as part of a judicial proceeding (as a trial or deposition)
  • an out-of-court statement
2 : not made or done as part of a judicial proceeding
  • an out-of-court settlement

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