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ad ignorantiam (Latin phrase)
Translation: "To ignorance": The complete phrase is argumentum ad ignorantiam. Used in law, it is an argument in a trial that may be based on ad ignorantiam; that is, on an opponent's ignorance of the facts in a legal case.

Also, a judicial decision may be appealed ad ignorantiam; that is, on the basis that the case was decided without knowledge of important information which was known but was unrevealed during the trial.

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argumentum ad ignorantiam
An argument based on an adversary's ignorance of facts in a controversy.