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pendente lite

adverb or adjective pen·den·te li·te \ pen-ˈden-tē-ˈlī-tē, pen-ˈden-tā-ˈlē-tā \

legal Definition of pendente lite

: during the suit : while litigation continues
  • awarded joint legal custody of the child pendente lite
  • pendente lite child support

Origin and Etymology of pendente lite

New Latin


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