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Definition of Dictum


  1. An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; an apothegm.
  2. A judicial opinion expressed by judges on points that do not necessarily arise in the case, and are not involved in it.
  3. The report of a judgment made by one of the judges who has given it.
  4. An arbitrament or award.
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dictum in German is Machtspruch