per curiam: Meaning and Definition of

per cu•ri•am

Pronunciation: (pur kyoor'ē-am"), [key]
— Law. Law.
  1. noting an action taken by the court as a whole, esp. an anonymous opinion of the whole court, as contrasted with an opinion delivered in the name of a particular judge.
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