sub silentio

adverb
sub si·​len·​tio | \ ˌsəb-sə-ˈlen-chē-ˌō, -sī-; ˌsu̇b-sē-ˈlen-tē-ˌō \

Legal Definition of sub silentio

: under or in silence : without notice being taken or without making a particular point of the matter in question overruled sub silentio this court's holding in CollovaState v. Olsen, 498 N.W.2d 661 (1993)

History and Etymology for sub silentio

Latin

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“Sub silentio.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/sub%20silentio. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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