culpa levis in concreto

noun

culpa levis in con·​cre·​to
-ˌinˌkänˈkrēˌtō
Roman & civil law
: ordinary negligence arising from one's failure to exercise such care in the interest of another as he exercises in his own affairs

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, slight negligence in the concrete

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“Culpa levis in concreto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/culpa%20levis%20in%20concreto. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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