facio ut facias

facio ut fa·​ci·​as | \ -ˈfäkēˌäs \

Definition of facio ut facias

: a commutative contract in which one party performs something in order that another may perform something in exchange

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History and Etymology for facio ut facias

Latin, I do that you may do

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“Facio ut facias.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facio%20ut%20facias. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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