foreign attachment

noun

: a legal process by which the property of a foreign or absent debtor is attached within the jurisdiction for the satisfaction of a debt due from him to the plaintiff

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“Foreign attachment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreign%20attachment. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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