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ACTIO EX CONTRACTU Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In the civil and common law. An action of contract; an action arising out of, or founded on, contract Inst. 4, 6, 1; Bract fol. 102; 3 Bl. Comm. 117.


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