doli capax

adjective
do·​li ca·​pax | \ ¦dōˌlīˈkāˌpaks \

Definition of doli capax

: old enough or of sufficient intelligence and sane enough to be legally responsible for wrongful acts opposed to doli incapax

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History and Etymology for doli capax

Latin, capable of deceit

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“Doli capax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doli%20capax. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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