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English definition of “sub judice”

sub judice

adjective [after verb]     /ˌsʌbˈdʒuː.dɪ.si/ specialized
being studied or decided in a law court at the present time: In Britain, cases which are sub judice cannot be publicly discussed in the media.Court cases, orders and decisions
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