forensic: pertaining to or applied in legal proceedings.

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Fo*ren"sic (?), a. [L. forensis, fr. forum a public place, market place. See Forum.]

Belonging to courts of judicature or to public discussion and debate; used in legal proceedings, or in public discussions; argumentative; rhetorical; as, forensic eloquence or disputes.

Forensic medicine, medical jurisprudence; medicine in its relations to law.

 

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Fo*ren"sic, n. Amer. Colleges

An exercise in debate; a forensic contest; an argumentative thesis.

 

© Webster 1913.

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