beneficium cedendarum actionum

noun
beneficium ce·​den·​da·​rum ac·​ti·​o·​num | \ -ˌkā-ˌden-ˈdär-əm-ˌäk-tē-ˈō-nəm, -ä-ˌru̇-, -ˈō-ˌnu̇m; -ˌsē-ˌden-ˈder-ə-ˌmak-shē-ˈō-nəm \

Definition of beneficium cedendarum actionum

Roman & civil law
: the right of a surety before paying a principal's debt to a creditor to insist that the creditor's cause of action against the debtor or any cosurety first be assigned to the surety making the payment

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History and Etymology for beneficium cedendarum actionum

Late Latin, right of yielding the suits

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“Beneficium cedendarum actionum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beneficium%20cedendarum%20actionum. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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