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renvoi

noun ren·voi \ren-ˈvȯi\

Legal Definition of renvoi

  1. :  the reference of a matter involving a conflict of laws to the law of the foreign jurisdiction involved including reference to the jurisdiction's rules governing conflicts of laws — compare whole law



Origin and Etymology of renvoi

French, act of sending back, reference, from Middle French, from renvoyer to send back


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