culpa levis in abstracto

noun culpa levis in ab·strac·to \-ˌinəbzˈtrak(ˌ)tō, -ˌiˌnab-, -bˈst-\

Definition of culpa levis in abstracto

Roman & civil law

  1. :  ordinary negligence arising from the failure to exercise the very high degree of care that men of good business or very prudent persons would exercise under all the circumstances

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Origin and Etymology of culpa levis in abstracto

New Latin, literally, slight negligence in the abstract


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