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redhibition

noun red·hi·bi·tion \ˌre-də-ˈbi-shən, ˌred-hə-\

Legal Definition of redhibition

  1. :  the rescission of the sale of or a reduction in the purchase price of a thing that has a redhibitory defect; also :  the action for such a rescission or reduction

Origin and Etymology of redhibition

French rédhibition, from Latin redhibitio return of defective goods to the seller, from redhibēre to return (defective goods), from red- back + habēre to hold, have


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