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res judicata

[reez joo-di-key-tuh, reys] /ˈriz ˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ tə, ˈreɪs/
noun, Law.
1.
a thing adjudicated; a case that has been decided.
Origin of res judicata
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin
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res judicata

/ˈreɪs ˌdʒuːdɪˈkɑːtə/
noun
1.
(law) a matter already adjudicated upon that cannot be raised again
Word Origin
Latin
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Word Origin and History for res judicata
n.

Latin, "a point decided by competent authority."

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