Definition of Dictum. Meaning of Dictum. Synonyms of Dictum

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Dictum. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Dictum and, of course, Dictum synonyms and on the right images related to the word Dictum.

Definition of Dictum

Dictum
Dictum 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. A class of critical dicta everywhere current. --M. Arnold. 2. (Law) (a) A judicial opinion expressed by judges on points that do not necessarily arise in the case, and are not involved in it. (b) (French Law) The report of a judgment made by one of the judges who has given it. --Bouvier. (c) An arbitrament or award.

Meaning of Dictum from wikipedia

- In general usage, a dictum (lit., from Latin, "something that has been said"; plural dicta) is an authoritative or dogmatic statement. In some contexts...
- Obiter dictum (usually used in the plural, obiter dicta) is the Latin phrase meaning "by the way", that is, a remark in a judgment that is "said in p****ing"...
- Hickam's dictum is a counterargument to the use of Occam's razor in the medical profession. While Occam's razor suggests that the simplest explanation...
- exploration, the embodiment of "NASA tough-and-competent" of the Kranz Dictum. Kranz has been the subject of movies, do****entary films, and books and...
- Chekhov's gun (Russian: Чеховское ружьё) is a dramatic principle that states that every element in a story must be necessary, and irrelevant elements should...
- The Dictum of Kenilworth, issued on 31 October 1266, was a pronouncement designed to reconcile the rebels of the Second Barons' War with the royal government...
- John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, 13th Marquess of Groppoli, KCVO DL (10 January 1834 – 19 June 1902), was an English Catholic historian...
- In Aristotelian logic, dictum de omni et nullo (Latin: "the maxim of all and none") is the principle that whatever is affirmed or denied of a whole kind...
- medication and radiation doses). "The solution to pollution is dilution", is a dictum which summarizes a traditional approach to pollution management whereby...
- Advocate – Devisee – Devolution – Devolve – Devolved government – dicta – dictum – Digital signature – Diligence – Diminished capacity – Diminished responsibility –...
Loading...