pactum de constituto

pactum de con·​sti·​tu·​to | \ -ˌkänstəˈtüt(ˌ)ō \

Definition of pactum de constituto

Roman law
: a pactum vestitum whereby one promises to pay another's debt on a future day or to give security in consideration of the creditor's giving the debtor additional time

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History and Etymology for pactum de constituto

Late Latin, pact of settlement

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“Pactum de constituto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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