res adjudicata

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res adjudicata

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

res ad•ju•di•ca•ta

(ˈriz əˌdʒu dɪˈkeɪ tə, ˈreɪs)

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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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If the dispute relates to another final judgement which attained res adjudicata, between the same parties and on the same subject matter, in the member state requested to uphold the judgement, or in a third state if said member state recognises such a judgement;
[U]nder res adjudicata a final decree of judgment bars a subsequent suit between the same parties based upon the same cause of action[,] ...