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FRAUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat Fraud. More commonly called, iu the civil law, “dolus,” and “dolusmalus,” (q. v.) A distinction, however, was sometimes made between “fraus” and “dolus;” the former being held to be of the most extensive import Calvin.


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