sine dice

sine die

[sahy-nee dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne dee-e]
noun
without fixing a day for future action or meeting: The assembly adjourned sine die.

Origin:
< Latin sine diē without (a fixed) day

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sine die (ˈsaɪnɪ ˈdaɪɪ)
 
adv, —adj
without a day fixed: an adjournment sine die
 
[literally: without a day]

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sine die
"indefinitely," 1631, from L., lit. "without (fixed) day," from sine, enlarged form of sed, se "without" (see secret) + abl. sing. of dies "day" (see diurnal).
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