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de minimis non curat lex

foreign term de mi·ni·mis non cu·rat lex \dā-ˈmi-ni-ˌmēs-ˌnōn-ˌkü-ˌrät-ˈleks\

Definition of DE MINIMIS NON CURAT LEX

:  the law takes no account of trifles
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Origin of DE MINIMIS NON CURAT LEX

Latin

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