Ex parte application, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose.Ex parte council, one that assembles at the request of only one of the parties in dispute.Ex partehearing or evidence (Law), that which is had or taken by one side or party in the absence of the other. Hearings before grand juries, and affidavits, are ex parte. Wharton's Law Dict. Burrill.

(Ex*pa"ti*ate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Expatiated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Expariating ] [L. expatiatus, exspatiatus, p. p. of expatiari, exspatiari, to expatiate; ex out + spatiari to walk about spread out, fr. spatium space. See Space.]

1. To range at large, or without restraint.

Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies.

2. To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant.

He expatiated on the inconveniences of trade.

(Ex*pa"ti*ate), v. t. To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.

Afford art an ample field in which to expatiate itself.

(Ex*pa`ti*a"tion) n. Act of expatiating.

(Ex*pa"ti*a*to*ry) a. Expansive; diffusive. [R.]

(Ex*pa"tri*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expatriated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Expatriating ] [LL. expatriatus, p. p. of expatriare; L. ex out + patria fatherland, native land, fr. pater father. See Patriot.]

1. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of.

The expatriated landed interest of France.

2. Reflexively, as To expatriate one's self: To withdraw from one's native country; to renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born, and become a citizen of another country.

(Ex*pa`tri*a"tion) n. [Cf. F. expatriation.] The act of banishing, or the state of banishment; especially, the forsaking of one's own country with a renunciation of allegiance.

Expatriation was a heavy ransom to pay for the rights of their minds and souls.

(Ex*pect") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expected; p. pr. & vb. n. Expecting.] [L. expectatum, to look out for, await, expect; ex + out spectare to look at. See Spectacle.]

Expansive to Expend

(Ex*pan"sive) a. [Cf. F. expansif.] Having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide- extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air.

A more expansive and generous compassion.

His forehead was broad and expansive.

Ex*pan"sive*ly, adv. - Ex*pan"sive*ness, n.

(Ex*pan"sure) n. Expanse. [Obs.] "Night's rich expansure."

Ex parte
(||Ex` par"te) [L. See Ex-, and Part.] Upon or from one side only; one-sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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