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ABSTENCIÓN Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

El acto de abstenerse de proceder contra un deudor moroso; retraso en exigir el cumplimiento de un derecho; indulgencia concedida a un deudor. Reynolds v. Ward, 5 Wend. (N. Y.) 504; Dierks v. Kennedy, 16 N. J. Eq. 211; Dry Dock Bank v American Life Ins., etc., Co., 3 N. Y. 354. Refrenar una acción.. El término se utiliza en este sentido en la jurisprudencia en general, en contraposición  a “actuar”.

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