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1. A brief section of text or another feature that appears alongside a more detailed discussion of a subject, often separated graphically in a box.
2. Law A conference between a judge and the attorneys of a case being tried, held outside of the jury's range of hearing.


1. (in a newspaper, website, etc) a short article placed alongside and providing additional information about a longer one
2. any subsidiary or supplementary thing



1. a short news feature alongside and highlighting a longer story.
2. a typographically distinct section of a page, as in a book or magazine, that amplifies or highlights the main text.
3. a conference between the judge and lawyers out of the presence of the jury.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sidebar - (law) a courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge that is held out of the jury's hearing
consultation - a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; "frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.sidebar - a short news story presenting sidelights on a major story
news article, news story, newspaper article - an article reporting news
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Each object of art has a sidebar commentary about it composition, symbolism, history, and other relevant details.