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IN ACTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Attainable or recoverable by action; not in possession. A term applied toproperty of which a party has not the possession, but only 5 right to recover it byaction. Things in action are rights of personal things, which nevertheless are not inpossession. See CUOSE IN ACTION.


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