dictum

  • 1dictum — dic·tum / dik təm/ n pl dic·ta / tə/ [Latin, utterance, from neuter of dictus, past participle of dicere to say]: a view expressed by a judge in an opinion on a point not necessarily arising from or involved in a case or necessary for determining …

    Law dictionary

  • 2Dictum — (lat.), 1) Spruch, Ausspruch, Bonmot, Sprüchwort; 2) Grundsatz; so: Dictum de omni (D. de exemplo) et nullo (D. de diverso), logischer Grundsatz, der vollständig so lautet: Was der Gattung zukommt od. widerspricht, kommt zu od. widerspricht auch… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 3Dictum — (latin, Flertal dicia), udsagn, ord; dictum biblicum, bibelsprog; dictum classicum, hovedsted, vigtigste udtalelse om en ting; dicta probantia, bevissteder (især bibelske); dicta septem sapientium, de 7 vises ord; dictus, nævnt, ovennævnt; dicto… …

    Danske encyklopædi

  • 4dictum — ⇒DICTUM, subst. masc. Vx. ,,Dispositif d un jugement, d un arrêt; cette partie d un jugement, d un arrêt qui contient ce que le juge prononce et ordonne (Ac. 1798 1878).Le dictum d une sentence, d un arrêt (Ac. 1798 1878). Rem. Ac. 1878 note que… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5dictum — DICTUM. s. m. Mot emprunté du Latin. Le dispositif d une Sentence, d un Arrêt, cette partie d une Sentence ou d un Arrêt qui contient ce que le Juge prononce et ordonne. Le dictum d une Sentence, d un Arrêt …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 6dictum — (n.) 1660s, from L. dictum thing said (a saying, bon mot, prophecy, etc.), an order, command, neuter of dictus, pp. of dicere say (see DICTION (Cf. diction)). In legal use, a judge s expression of opinion which is not the formal resolution of a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7dictum — [n1] saying; proverb adage, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, brocard, gnome, maxim, moral, motto, precept, rule, saw, truism; concepts 278,689 dictum [n2] decree, pronouncement affirmation, assertion, command, declaration, dictate, edict, fiat, order;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8dictum — Dictum. s. m. Dispositif, cette partie d une sentence ou d un arrest, qui contient ce que le Juge prononce & ordonne. Le dictum d une sentence, d un arrest …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9Dictum — Dic tum, n.; pl. L. {Dicta}, E. {Dictums}. [L., neuter of dictus, p. p. of dicere to say. See {Diction}, and cf. {Ditto}.] 1. An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; an apothegm. [1913 Webster] A class of critical dicta everywhere current …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10Dictum — (lat., Mehrzahl dicta), Spruch, Ausspruch, Wort; d. biblicum, Bibelspruch; d. classicum, Hauptstelle, Hauptspruch; dicta probantia, Beweissprüche, Beweisstellen, besonders biblische, worauf sich ein Glaubenssatz gründet, oder woraus er… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11Dictum — (lat.), Spruch, Ausspruch, Sprichwort …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12Dictum — Dictum, lat., Ausspruch; d., factum, gesagt, gethan …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13dictum — ► NOUN (pl. dicta or dictums) 1) a formal pronouncement from an authoritative source. 2) a short statement that expresses a general principle. ORIGIN Latin, something said …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14dictum — [dik′təm] n. pl. dictums or dicta [dik′tə] [L, something said, word, neut. of dictus, pp. of dicere: see DICTION] 1. a statement or saying, esp. a formal statement, specif. 2. a) of fact, opinion, principle, etc. b) of one s will or judgment …

    English World dictionary

  • 15Dictum — In United States legal terminology, a dictum (plural dicta) is a statement of opinion or belief considered authoritative though not binding, because of the authority of the person making it.[1] There are multiple subtypes of dicta, although due… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16DICTUM — I. DICTUM Britanniae opp. Lib. Notit. Diganway Camd. Opp. fuit Comit. Denbighensis, in ora Walliae littorali, apud Conovium opp. inter Asaphopolin, et Bangoriam. Ante aliquot saecula fulmine deflagravit, nunc vix rudera supersunr. Speedus. II.… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 17dictum — [[t]dɪ̱ktəm[/t]] dictums, dicta (plural) 1) N COUNT: oft N that A dictum is a saying that describes an aspect of life in an interesting or wise way. ...the dictum that it is preferable to be roughly right than precisely wrong... She reminded us… …

    English dictionary

  • 18dictum — /diktam/ A statement, remark, or observation. @ gratis dictum a gratuitous or voluntary representation; one which a party is not bound to make. + gratis dictum /greytas diktam/ A voluntary assertion; a statement which a party is not legally bound …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19dictum — /diktam/ A statement, remark, or observation. @ gratis dictum a gratuitous or voluntary representation; one which a party is not bound to make. + gratis dictum /greytas diktam/ A voluntary assertion; a statement which a party is not legally bound …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20dictum — (di ktom ) s. m. Dispositif d un jugement, d un arrêt. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Duquel dictum et sentence il se trouva fort perpleux et non sans cause, J. DE TROYES Chron. 1475.    XVIe s. •   Je prie ceux là de se souvenir que les causes qu on… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré