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in re(ĭn rā′, rē′)
1. Law In the matter of. Used in case captions to designate cases that lack parties, such as one concerning the probate of a will.
2. In regard to.
[Latin in rē : in, in + rē, ablative of rēs, thing, matter.]
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in re(ɪn ˈreɪ)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) in the matter of: used esp in bankruptcy proceedings
[C17: from Latin]
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in re(ɪn ˈri, ˈreɪ)
in the matter of.
[1875–80; < Latin]
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A Latin phrase meaning in the matter of.
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