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1. dictum

noun. ['ˈdɪktəm'] an authoritative declaration.

Synonyms

  • pronouncement
  • directive
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • judgment in rem
  • affirmation
  • judgment in personam
  • judiciousness

Etymology

  • dictum (Latin)
  • dico (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dictum

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Example sentences of the word dictum


1. Noun, singular or mass
A dictum of journalism is that there are no boring stories, only boring writers.

2. dictum

noun. ['ˈdɪktəm'] an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding.

Synonyms

  • obiter dictum
  • legal opinion
  • judgement
  • opinion

Antonyms

  • approval
  • unbelief
  • following

Etymology

  • dictum (Latin)
  • dico (Latin)
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