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ad damnum

noun ad dam·num \ˈad-ˈdam-nəm, ˈäd-ˈdäm-nu̇m\

Legal Definition of ad damnum

  1. :  the claim for damages in a civil lawsuit defendant's motion seeking to reduce the ad damnum demanded in the complaint

Origin and Etymology of ad damnum

Latin, in accordance with the loss

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a brief usually trivial fact

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