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adjective legal     sub judice pronunciation in British English
/ˌsʌb ˈdʒuːdəsi/
 
  1. a legal case or piece of evidence that is sub judice is being considered by a judge or in a court and some details of it cannot be discussed in public

    His lawyer couldn’t comment as the matter was still sub judice.

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From the Latin expression sub judice, which means ’under a judge’.
 

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