quasi deposit

noun

Definition of quasi deposit

: a deposit or bailment implied in law from the circumstances whereby one coming into possession of another's personal property by chance or mistake is deemed to be a bailee in order to do justice between the parties and to prevent unjust enrichment : a constructive or quasi bailment

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“Quasi deposit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quasi%20deposit. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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