jus commercii

noun

jus com·​mer·​cii
-kəˈmərshēˌī
Roman & civil law
: a right to make contracts, acquire, hold, and transfer property, and have business dealings

Word History

Etymology

Latin, right of commerce

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“Jus commercii.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20commercii. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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