jus deliberandi

noun
jus de·​li·​be·​ran·​di | \ -də̇ˌlibəˈrandē, -nˌdī \

Definition of jus deliberandi

Roman & civil law
: a right granted to an heir to take a certain time to decide whether to accept the inheritance or not

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History and Etymology for jus deliberandi

Latin, right of deliberating

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“Jus deliberandi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20deliberandi. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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