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as in:  interlocutory decree

Appellate courts have the discretion to review interlocutory orders.
  law:  provisional or temporary
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  • Appellate courts have the discretion to review interlocutory orders.
  • Lady Britomart is a woman of fifty or thereabouts, well dressed and yet careless of her dress, well bred and quite reckless of her breeding, well mannered and yet appallingly outspoken and indifferent to the opinion of her interlocutory, amiable and yet peremptory, arbitrary, and high-tempered to the last bearable degree, and withal a very typical managing matron of the upper class, treated as a naughty child until she grew into a scolding mother, and finally settling down with plenty…
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Major Barbara
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Associated words [difficulty]:   interlocutory , consent decree [9] , nisi [9] , interlocutor [8]
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