nihil debet


ni·​hil de·​bet
: a legal plea of the general issue in an action of debt on a simple contract or on a specialty when the deed is the only inducement to the action

Word History


Latin, he owes nothing

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“Nihil debet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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