de bene esse


de be·​ne es·​se
dē-ˈbē-nē-ˈe-sē, di-; dā-ˈbe-ne-ˈe-se
: subject to future exception : conditional, provisional
depositions de bene esse

Word History


Medieval Latin, literally, of well-being (i.e., morally acceptable, but subject to legal validation)

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“De bene esse.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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