ALL meanings of advisory opinion

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  • noun advisory opinion an opinion given by a court on a case that does not settle the case but sets out the court's view of how the law or the constitution would apply to that case 3
  • noun advisory opinion a formal opinion that is given on a point of law by a court, judge, or judges on request from a legislature or government official, contrasted with an opinion in a case at law where the point is being adjudicated. 1
  • noun advisory opinion (law) An opinion issued by a court that does not have the effect of resolving a specific legal case, but merely advises on the constitutionality or interpretation of a law. 0
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