de bene esse

adjective
de be·​ne es·​se | \ dē-ˈbē-nē-ˈe-sē, di-; dā-ˈbe-ne-ˈe-se\

Legal Definition of de bene esse

: subject to future exception : conditional, provisional depositions de bene esse

History and Etymology for de bene esse

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

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