Meaning of “sub judice” in the English Dictionary

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"sub judice" in British English

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sub judiceadjective [ after verb ]

uk /ˌsʌb ˈdʒuː.dɪ.si/ us /ˌsʌb ˈdʒuː.də.si/ specialized

being studied or decided in a law court at the present time:

In Britain, cases which are sub judice cannot be discussed in the media.

(Definition of “sub judice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sub judice" in Business English

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sub judiceadjective [ not before noun ]

uk us 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.

(Definition of “sub judice” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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