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per curiam

[per kyoo r-ee-am] /pər ˈkyʊər iˌæm/
noun, Law.
1.
noting an action taken by the court as a whole, especially an anonymous opinion of the whole court, as contrasted with an opinion delivered in the name of a particular judge.
Origin
< Medieval Latin: literally, through the court
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