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Synonyms for obiter dictum
ˈɒb ɪ tər ˈdɪk təm; ˈdɪk tə

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  1. obiter dictum, passing comment(noun)

    an incidental remark

    Synonyms:
    passing comment, dictum

  2. obiter dictum, dictum(noun)

    an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding

    Synonyms:
    passing comment, pronouncement, dictum, say-so

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. obiter dictum

    A precedent is an authoritative case, example, or instance. The communism of the early Christians in Jerusalem is a wonderful example or instance of Christian liberality, but not a precedent for the universal church through all time. Cases decided by irregular or unauthorized tribunals are not precedents for the regular administration of law. An obiter dictum is an opinion outside of the case in hand, which can not be quoted as an authoritative precedent. Compare CAUSE; EXAMPLE.

    Synonyms:
    antecedent, authority, case, example, instance, pattern, precedent, warrant

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