de minimis non curat lex

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Latin phrase de mi·ni·mis non cu·rat lex \dā-ˈmi-ni-ˌmēs-ˌnōn-ˌkü-ˌrät-ˈleks\

Definition of de minimis non curat lex

  1. :  the law does not govern trifles :  law ignores insignificant details


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de minimis non curat lex

noun de minimis non cu·rat lex \-ˈnän-ˈkyu̇r-ət-ˈleks, -ˈnȯn-ˈkü-rät-\

Legal Definition of de minimis non curat lex

  1. :  the principle that the law is not concerned with insignificant or minor matters

Origin and Etymology of de minimis non curat lex

New Latin, the law does not concern itself with trifles


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