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attainder

noun at·tain·der \ə-ˈtān-dər\

Definition of ATTAINDER

1
:  extinction of the civil rights and capacities of a person upon sentence of death or outlawry usually after a conviction of treason
2
obsolete :  dishonor

Origin of ATTAINDER

Middle English attaynder, from Anglo-French ateindre conviction, from infinitive of ateindre
First Known Use: 15th century

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