condictio ex lege

noun condictio ex le·ge \-ōˌekˈslēˌjē, -lāˌgā\

Definition of condictio ex lege

Roman law

  1. :  an action to enforce a statutory right or duty for which no specific remedy was provided

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Origin and Etymology of condictio ex lege

Late Latin, literally, formal claim according to law

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to criticize severely

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