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IN EMULATIONEM VICINI Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In envy or hatred of a neighbor. Where an act isdone, or action brought, solely to hurt or distress another, it is said to be in emulationemvicini. 1 Kames, Eq. 50.In eo quod plus sit, semper inest et minus. In the greater is always included the lessalso. Dig. 50, 17, 110.


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