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in pais adv
[Anglo-French en pais in the country, outside court]
1 : out of court
: without judicial proceedings
2 a : not in writing
b : not of record
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.