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What is CONDICTIO

In Roman law. A general term for actions of a personal nature, founded upon an obligation to give or do a certain and defined thing or service. It is distinguished from vindicatio rei, which is an action to vindicate one’s right of property in a thing by regaining (or retaining) pos session of it against the adverse claim of the other party.

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