Definition of sub modo in English:

sub modo

adverb

Law
  • Under certain conditions, with a qualification; within limits. Also as adjective: qualified, conditional.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Fulbecke (1560–?1603), lawyer and historian. From post-classical Latin sub modo with modification from classical Latin sub + modō, ablative of modus.

Pronunciation

sub modo

/ˌsʌb ˈməʊdəʊ/