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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. “Allowed.” The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, the allowance of something by a judge or court: commonly used to signify the indorsement of a document, by which the judge certifies that it is approved by him.

Etymologies

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Latin, it is allowed, from allocare to allow.

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