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detinet

noun det·i·net \ˈde-ti-ˌnet\

Legal Definition of detinet

  1. :  a common-law action alleging that the defendant is withholding money or items owed (as under a contract) — compare detinuit



Origin and Etymology of detinet

Medieval Latin, he/she withholds


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