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AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Definition & Citations:

In code pleading. New matter constituting a defense ; new matter which, assuming the complaint to be true, constitutes a defense to it. Carter v. Eighth Ward Bank, 33 Misc. Rep. 128, 07 N. Y. Supp. 300.


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