equitable attachment

noun

Definition of equitable attachment

: an attachment of debts, choses in action, or other property that cannot be attached at law or secured under statute, by injunction, or by other equitable process : an attachment effected in a suit in equity or by a court of equity

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“Equitable attachment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equitable%20attachment. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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