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ad litemadjective

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used to refer to someone chosen by a ​lawcourt to do something for another ​person when that ​person is not able to do it themselves. Ad litem is Latin for 'for this ​action': A guardian ad litem is ​normallyappointed in ​cases where children are involved.
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