sum certain

noun
sum cer·​tain | \ ˈsəm-ˈsərt-ᵊn \

Legal Definition of sum certain

: an amount that can be determined with certainty from the information presented (as on a negotiable instrument) without resort to outside sources

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“Sum certain.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/sum%20certain. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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