Meaning of allocatur in English:


Pronunciation /ˌalə(ʊ)ˈkeɪtə/ /ˌalə(ʊ)ˈkɑːtə/


  • An instruction given by a person in authority that a writ or process is to be allowed; (in later use) specifically a certificate allowing costs at the conclusion of an action.

    The certificate allowing costs was replaced in English law in 1998 by the Final Costs Certificate.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Fabian Philipps (1601–1690), author. From post-classical Latin allocatur ‘it is allowed’, 3rd person singular present passive indicative of allocare.