pro tanto

adverb or adjective

pro tan·​to
prō-ˈtan-tō, -ˈtän-
: for so much : to a certain extent
discharges pro tanto the seller's debtUniform Commercial Code
entered into a pro tanto release pending the appeal

Word History


Late Latin

Dictionary Entries Near pro tanto

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“Pro tanto.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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