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non est factum

noun non est fac·tum \ˈnän-ˌest-ˈfak-təm, ˈnōn-ˌest-ˈfäk-tu̇m\

Legal Definition of non est factum

  1. :  a defense by way of denial of a deed (as the execution of a contract)

Origin and Etymology of non est factum

New Latin, (it) is not (his or her) deed

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to cast off or become cast off

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