in personam

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in per·so·nam

adverb or adjective \ˌin-pər-ˈsō-ˌnam, -ˌnäm\

Definition of IN PERSONAM

:  against a person for the purpose of imposing a liability or obligation —used especially of legal actions, judgments, or jurisdiction — compare in rem

Origin of IN PERSONAM

Late Latin, against a person
First Known Use: 1771

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