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EQUITABLE CONSTRUCTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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A construction of a law, rule, or remedy which has regard more to the equities of the particular transaction or state of affaire involved than to the strict application of the rule or remedy; that is, a liberal and extensive construction, as opposed to a literal and restrictive. Smiley v. Sampson, 1 Neb. 91.


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