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sine die

Legal Definition of sine die

Adverb

  1. Adjourned without giving any future date of meeting or hearing. A court that adjourns sine die essentially dismisses the case by saying that it never wants to hear the case again! A meeting which adjourns sine die has simply not set a date for it's next meeting.

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Definition of sine die

Etymology

    From the Latin sine (“without”) + di", the ablative singular of di"s (“a day”). Literally meaning "without a day".

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /saɪnɪ daɪiː/

Adverb

sine die (not comparable)

  1. without specifying a date (for a future event); indefinitely

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