Obiter Definition

adverb

Incidentally; in passing.

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noun

(law) An obiter dictum; a statement from the bench commenting on a point of law which is not necessary for the judgment at hand and therefore has no judicial weight, as opposed to ratio decidendi.

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Other Word Forms of Obiter

Noun

Singular:
obiter
Plural:
obiters

Origin of Obiter

  • From Latin obiter.

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