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Definition of "mootness" [mootness]

  • The state or condition of being moot. (noun)

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Use "mootness" in a sentence
  • "One would think that concepts of "mootness" would give way to a case in which the essence of free society is at stake."
  • "If I’m not mistaken, legal concepts such as mootness and ripeness exist precisely to focus the attention of the court only on the issues and persons in front of them, and not on abstract concepts."
  • "The bond creditors took it up on appeal and sought a stay pending appeal in order to prevent their rights being cut off by the “prudential mootness” doctrine."
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