bill quia timet

noun \ -‧ˈkwēəˈtē(ˌ)met , -kwīəˈtī- \

Definition of bill quia timet

law
:a bill by which a petitioner asks aid to prevent a wrong that the petitioner fears he or she may suffer from an act or an omission of another

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Origin and Etymology of bill quia timet

Latin quia timet because he fears


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