Definitions for ex parteɛks ˈpɑr ti
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ex par•teɛks ˈpɑr ti(adv.)
from or on one side only of a dispute, as in a divorce action.
Origin of ex parte:
1665–75; < L
In the manner of a proceeding where one of the involved parties is not, (or sometimes may not be) present
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a proceeding where one of the involved parties is not present.
Origin: From "from [one] part"
upon or from one side only; one-sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement