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Overview of noun dictum

The noun dictum has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) pronouncement, dictum, say-so

(an authoritative declaration)

2. obiter dictum, dictum

(an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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