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out-of-court

[out-uh v-kawrt, -kohrt] /ˈaʊt əvˈkɔrt, -ˈkoʊrt/
adjective
1.
conducted or agreed upon between contending parties without court decision:
an out-of-court settlement of a lawsuit.
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  • out-of-court settlement was the aim and was finally achieved.
  • Similarly, cost-benefit calculations are generally out-of-court in deciding free-speech cases.
  • The industry's legal woes have been compounded by the terms of out-of-court settlements.
  • Hence the proliferation of out-of-court settlements, even among those with legitimate patents.
  • Their lawsuit was dismissed after an out-of-court settlement.
  • To locate an interpreter for an out-of-court proceeding.

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