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adjective sol·i·dary \ˈsä-lə-ˌder-ē\

Legal Definition of solidary

  1. 1 :  existing jointly and severally

  2. 2 :  being a party to a solidary obligation when one obligor owes an indivisible performance to distinct obligees, the obligees are solidary obligees — Foreman v. Montgomery, 496 So. 2d 1280 (1986)


\ˌsä-lə-ˈder-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of solidary

French solidaire characterized by community of interests, from Middle French, from Latin (in) solidum for the whole, involving all

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