Allocatur
Allocatur Al`lo*ca"tur, n. [LL., it is allowed, fr. allocare to allow.] (Law) ``Allowed.'' The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Allocatur — (from med. Lat. allocatur , it is allowed ), in law, refers to the allowance of a writ or other pleading. It may also designate a certificate given by a taxing master, at the termination of an action, for the allowance of costs. In Pennsylvania… …   Wikipedia

  • allocatur — al·lo·ca·tur /ˌa lō kā tər, ˌä lō kä tu̇r/ n [Medieval Latin, it is allowed]: permission to appeal granted allocatur in order to determine whether the lower courts were in error City of Pittsburgh v. Commonwealth, 653 A.2d 1210 (1995) used… …   Law dictionary

  • allocatur — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkād.ər, āˌtər noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin, it is allowed, 3d person singular present indicative passive of allocare : an order or writ of a court or of an assessor of damages or costs in a court granting something requested (as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • allocatur — Let it be allowed, an order of a court or judge, allowing or granting something; as, an allocatur allowing a writ of certiorari. State v Vanderveer, 7 NJL 38 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • allocatur — n. certification of an official document by a court or a judge (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allocatur — al·lo·ca·tur …   English syllables

  • allocatur —   n. Law, (certificate of) allowance of costs …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • allocatur — /eebkeytar/ It is allowed. A word formerly used to denote that a writ or order was allowed. A word denoting the allowance by a master or prothonotary of a bill referred for his consideration, whether touching costs, damages, or matter of account …   Black's law dictionary

  • allocatur — /eebkeytar/ It is allowed. A word formerly used to denote that a writ or order was allowed. A word denoting the allowance by a master or prothonotary of a bill referred for his consideration, whether touching costs, damages, or matter of account …   Black's law dictionary

  • allocatur exigent — A writ issued in the process of outlawry …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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