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allocatur n

[Medieval Latin, it is allowed]
: permission to appeal [granted in order to determine whether the lower courts were in error "City of Pittsburgh v. Commonwealth, 653 A.2d 1210 (1995)"] used primarily in Pennsylvania

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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