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adj. Law
Determining a matter during the course of a case and not part of a final decision: an interlocutory decree.


(ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtərɪ; -trɪ)
1. (Law) law pronounced during the course of proceedings; provisional: an interlocutory injunction.
2. interposed, as into a conversation, narrative, etc
3. of, relating to, or characteristic of dialogue
ˌinterˈlocutorily adv


(ˌɪn tərˈlɒk yəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

1. of the nature of, pertaining to, or occurring in conversation.
2. interjected into the main course of speech.
3. Law. (of a decision, decree, etc.) not finally decisive of a case.
[1580–90; < Medieval Latin]
in`ter•loc′u•to`ri•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.interlocutory - consisting of dialogue
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where a court's jurisdiction is based on the approved sentence how can any action be in aid of and yet not enlarging that jurisdiction where no sentence has been entered) military appellate courts have used three main principles which more clearly define interlocutory jurisdiction.
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She had come to the conclusion that the High Court did not have jurisdiction to grant an interim or interlocutory order.
The terms in documentary proceedings are also shorter because regular verbal hearings are not being organized: the court passed an interlocutory judgment no later than within fourteen days of the day the claim is accepted.
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