in praesenti

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Latin phrase in prae·sen·ti \ˌin-prī-ˈsen-ˌtē\

Definition of in praesenti

  1. :  at the present time


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in praesenti

adverb in prae·sen·ti \ˌin-prē-ˈzen-ˌtī, -prī-ˈsen-tē\

Legal Definition of in praesenti

  1. :  in the present

Origin and Etymology of in praesenti

Latin


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