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[fuh-ren-sik] /fəˈrɛn sɪk/

pertaining to, connected with, or used in courts of law or public discussion and debate.
adapted or suited to argumentation; rhetorical.
forensics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the art or study of argumentation and formal debate.
relating to, used in, or connected with a court of law: forensic science

“pertaining to or suitable for courts of law,” 1650s, from Latin forensis “of a forum, place of assembly,” from forum “public place” (see forum). Used in sense of “pertaining to legal trials,” as in forensic medicine (1845). Related: Forensical (1580s).

forensic fo·ren·sic (fə-rěn’sĭk, -zĭk)
Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.


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