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per quod

adverb or adjective \pər-ˈkwäd, ˌper-ˈkwōd\

Legal Definition of per quod

  1. :  on the basis of or with reference to extrinsic circumstances statements are considered defamatory per quod if the defamatory character of the statement is not apparent on its face — Kolegas v. Heftel Broadcasting Corp., 607 N.E.2d 201 (1992) a per quod claim for loss of consortium — compare per se

Origin and Etymology of per quod

Latin, whereby

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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