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in favorem libertatis

in fa·vor·em li·ber·ta·tis \ˌin-fə-ˈvōr-əm-ˌli-bər-ˈtā-təs, ˌin-fä-ˈvō-rem-ˌlē-ber-ˈtä-tis\
  1. :  in favor of freedom or liberty any doubt as to the free use of immovable property must be resolved in favorem libertatisLouisiana Civil Code

Origin and Etymology of in favorem libertatis

Late Latin

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to cast off or become cast off

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