plural noun
in·​du·​ci·​ae | \ə̇nˈd(y)üshēˌē\

Definition of induciae 

1 : a delay allowed for the performance of a legal obligation: such as

a in Roman, civil, English, or Scots law

(1) or induciae legales \-​lə̇ˈgā(ˌ)lēz \ : time granted to a party to appear in answer to a summons or citation

(2) : time granted for the preparation of a case for trial

b in old maritime law : a period of 20 days after the safe arrival of a vessel under bottomry allowed for the sale of the cargo and the payment of the creditor's claim

2 in international law : a truce or cessation of hostilities : armistice

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History and Etymology for induciae

Latin induciae, indutiae truce, pause

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