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ex relatione

preposition ex re·la·tio·ne \ˈeks-ri-ˌlā-shē-ˈō-nē, -re-ˌlä-tē-ˈō-nā\

Legal Definition of ex relatione

  1. :  by or on the relation or information of

Additional Notes on ex relatione

The abbreviation for ex relatione, ex rel., is used in the title of informations and special proceedings to designate the interested individual, called the relator, at whose instance the state or public officer is acting.

Origin and Etymology of ex relatione

Medieval Latin

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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