detinuit

noun
de·tin·u·it | \ de-ˈti-nü-it, -nyü- \

Legal Definition of detinuit 

: an action for replevin where the plaintiff already has the goods that are the subject of the suit — compare detinet

History and Etymology for detinuit

Medieval Latin, he/she withheld

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deterrence

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detinuit

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devaluation

devalue

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