emptio-venditio

noun
emp·​tio-ven·​di·​tio | \ ˈem(p)tēˌōˌwenˈditēˌō \
variants: or emptio et venditio \ -​tēˌō(ˌ)et(ˌ)w-​ \

Definition of emptio-venditio

: the consensual contract between two parties for the purchase of something by one party and its sale by the other at an agreed price

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History and Etymology for emptio-venditio

Latin emptio et venditio buying and selling

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“Emptio-venditio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emptio-venditio. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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