ipse dixit

ipse dixit
index allegation, assertion, bigot, declaration

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

ipse dixit
(ip-see>b>dix-it) Latin for "he himself said it." A statement that, while unsupported and unproven, may carry some weight based solely on the authority or standing of the person or court that issued it.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

ipse dixit
Latin Asserted but unproven.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

ipse dixit
(Latin: He himself said it.)
An unsupported statement that rests solely on the authority of the individual who makes it.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

ipse dixit
[Latin, He himself said it.] An unsupported statement that rests solely on the authority of the individual who makes it.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

ipse dixit
[ip-sah dicks-it]
   Latin for "he himself said it," meaning the only proof we have of the fact is that this person said it.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • IPSE DIXIT —         (лит.) сам сказал.         см. Αυτός έφα. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983 …   Философская энциклопедия

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