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EXERCISE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

To make use of. Thus, to exercise a right or power is to do somethingwhich it enables the holder to do. U. S. v. Souders, 27 Fed. Cas. 1267; Cleaver v.Comm., 34 Pa. 284; Brauch v. Glass Works, 95 Ga. 573, 23 S. E. 128.


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