Definition of lucrum cessans
1 or lucrum interceptum \-ˌintə(r)ˈseptəm\ Roman & canon law : the interest or damages awarded for loss of reasonably expected profits or for loss of use of property
2 Scottish law : damages for loss of expected gain or profits as distinguished from an actual loss
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Origin and Etymology of lucrum cessans
lucrum cessans from Medieval Latin, ceasing profit; lucrum interceptum from New Latin, intercepted profit
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