with prejudice

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

with prejudice

  1. (formal) Without the possibility of future action that reverses the decision.
    • 1982, Verbatim - Volume 8:
      To terminate with prejudice means that a note will be put in his file strongly recommending that no future contact be initiated (nor will he be be [sic] given the means to establish it).
  2. (law) Without the possibility of bringing a new case on the same basis.
    The charges were dismissed with prejudice.


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