penal sum

noun

Legal Definition of penal sum

: a sum to be paid as a penalty especially under the terms of a bond

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“Penal sum.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/penal%20sum. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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