dolus bonus

noun
dolus bo·​nus | \ -ˈbōnəs \

Definition of dolus bonus

Roman, civil, & Scots law
: simple cunning or sagacity in bargaining or in other transactions that is not actionable or punishable as fraud or misrepresentation or ground for rescinding the transaction induced by it

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History and Etymology for dolus bonus

Latin, good deceit

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“Dolus bonus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolus%20bonus. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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