disjunctive allegation

noun
dis·​junc·​tive allegation | \ dis-ˈjəŋk-tiv- \

Legal Definition of disjunctive allegation

: an allegation that is unclear in meaning because it includes the word or in charging the defendant with two or more wrongful acts

Note: Disjunctive allegations are inadmissible.

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“Disjunctive allegation.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/disjunctive%20allegation. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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