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in commendam

adjective in com·men·dam \ ˌin-kə-ˈmen-dəm \

legal Definition of in commendam

in the civil law of Louisiana :characterized by partnership liability that is limited to the amount of capital contribution — see also partner in commendam at partner, partnership in commendam at partnership

Origin and Etymology of in commendam

New Latin, translation of French (societé) en commandité (company) in limited partnership


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