dubitante

dubitante
I. \\ˌdübəˈtän.ˌtā\ adjective
Etymology: Latin, abl. singular masculine of dubitant-, dubitans
: doubting — used of a judge who expresses doubt about a decision reached by the court
II. noun (-s)
1. : doubter — used of a judge
2. : the expression of doubt of a dubitante

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  • dubitante — pl.m. e f. dubitanti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • dubitante — du·bi·tan·te …   English syllables

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