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reconvention

noun re·con·ven·tion \ˌrē-kən-ˈven-chən\

Legal Definition of reconvention

  1. :  the act or process of making a counterclaim judicial efficiency is served by requiring the defendant to assert in reconvention all causes of action against the plaintiff — Ballex v. Naccari, 657 So. 2d 511 (1995)

Origin and Etymology of reconvention

French, from Middle French, from re- again, back + convention agreement between two parties


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