in limine
foreign term Etymology: Latin on the threshold ; at the beginning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in limine — in lim·i·ne 1 /in li mə nē, lē mi nā/ adv [Latin, on the threshold]: at the beginning: as a preliminary matter; specif: before a particular procedure or proceeding takes place in limine 2 adj: of, relating to, or being a motion, petition, or… …   Law dictionary

  • in limine — /in lee mi ne/; Eng. /in lim euh nee/, Latin. on the threshold; at the outset. * * * in limine /in limˈi nē or lēˈmi ne/ (Latin) On the threshold * * * in limine see in prep …   Useful english dictionary

  • in limine — /in limaniy/ On or at the threshold; at the very beginning; preliminarily. Any motion, whether used before or during trial, by which exclusion is sought of anticipated prejudicial evidence. Braden v. Hendricks, Okl., 695 P.2d 1343, 1348. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in limine — /in limaniy/ On or at the threshold; at the very beginning; preliminarily. Any motion, whether used before or during trial, by which exclusion is sought of anticipated prejudicial evidence. Braden v. Hendricks, Okl., 695 P.2d 1343, 1348. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • In limine — Motion in limine (Latin: at the threshold ) is a motion, made before the start of a trial requesting that the judge rule that certain evidence may, or may not, be introduced to the jury in a trial. This is done in judge s chambers, out of hearing …   Wikipedia

  • in limine — /in lee mi ne/; Eng. /in lim euh nee/, Latin. on the threshold; at the outset. * * * …   Universalium

  • in limine — /ɪn ˈlɪməni/ (say in limuhnee) adverb Law at the outset. {Latin: literally, on the threshold} …   Australian English dictionary

  • in limine — at the beginning, from the start (Latin) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in limine — [L.] At the outset, at the beginning, on the threshold …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • in limine — On the threshold; at the outset …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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