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actio de in rem verso

noun ac·tio de in rem ver·so \ˈak-shē-ō-ˌdē-in-ˈrem-ˈvər-sō, ˈäk-tē-ō-ˌdā-in-ˈrem-ˈver-sō\

Legal Definition of actio de in rem verso

  1. :  a doctrine equivalent to the common-law doctrine of unjust enrichment

Origin and Etymology of actio de in rem verso

Latin, legal action over something converted to the benefit (of the principal in the law of agency)

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capable of being understood in two ways

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