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sub judice

adjective [not before noun]
 
 
LAW
a legal case that is sub judice is being studied or decided in a law court at the present time, and so some details of it cannot be discussed in newspapers, on television, etc.: They could make no comment on the industrial dispute, as it was sub judice.
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