Definition of capitis deminutio
capitis deminutiones\-ˌn(y)üshēˈō(ˌ)nēz, -ˌnütēˈō(ˌ)nās\
: impairment of legal status or civil capacity before the strict law through loss of freedom, citizenship, or family membership
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Origin and Etymology of capitis deminutio
Latin, literally, diminution of life
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