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noun [uncountable] legal     res ipsa loquitor pronunciation in British English
/ˌreɪz ɪpsə ˈlɒkwɪtə(r)/
  1. a principle used to demonstrate that the fact of an accident is sufficient proof that negligence has occurred. This Latin phrase means ’the thing speaks for itself’.

    Applying the doctrine of res ipsa loquitor, there can clearly be no other explanation for the injuries suffered by the claimant.

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