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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 \

legal Definition of in favorem libertatis

:in favor of freedom or liberty
  • any doubt as to the free use of immovable property must be resolved in favorem libertatis
  • Louisiana Civil Code

Origin and Etymology of in favorem libertatis

Late Latin


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