res adjudicata


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res adjudicata

(ˈreɪs əˌdʒuːdɪˈkɑːtə)
n
(Law) another term for res judicata

res ad•ju•di•ca•ta

(ˈriz əˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ tə, ˈreɪs)

n.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.res adjudicata - a matter already settled in court; cannot be raised again
matter, topic, issue, subject - some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
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U]nder res adjudicata a final decree of judgment bars a subsequent suit between the same parties based upon the same cause of action[,] .