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Deliberation; consultation.A court takes a case under advisement after it has heard the arguments made by the counsel of opposing sides in the lawsuit but before it renders its decision.

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(US) deliberation. Where the judge takes the matter under advisement he is considering his decision. See also AVIZANDUM, CUR. AD. VULT.
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ADVISEMENT. Consideration, deliberation, consultation; as the court holds the case under advisement.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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