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res

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noun \ˈrās, ˈrēz\

Definition of res

plural

res

  1. :  a particular thing :  matter —used especially in legal phrases

Origin and Etymology of res

Latin — more at real


First Known Use: circa 1732


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res

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Definition of res

  1. 1 research

  2. 2 reservation

  3. 3 reserve

  4. 4 reservoir

  5. 5 residence; resident

  6. 6 resolution


Medical Dictionary

RES

abbreviation

Medical Definition of RES

  1. reticuloendothelial system


Law Dictionary

res

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noun \ˈrās, ˈrēz\

Legal Definition of res

  1. 1 :  a thing (as a property, interest, or status) as opposed to a person that is the object of rights and especially that is the subject matter of litigation a court with jurisdiction over the res of the suit — compare in personam, in rem, quasi in rem

  2. 2 :  corpus the res of the trust was the marital home — Stopka v. Commercial Embroidery, Inc., 428 N.E.2d 1130 (1981)

Origin and Etymology of res

Latin



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