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UTERO-GESTATION

Preguaucy.

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UTTER BARRISTER

In English law. Those barristers who plead without the bar. and are distinguished from benchers, or those who have been readers, and who are allowed to plead within the bar, as the king’s counsel are. Cowell.

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UPSET BID

A bid made after a judicial sale, but before the successful bid at the sale has been confirmed, larger or better than such successful bid, and made for the purpose of upsetting the sale and securing to the “upset bidder” the privilege of taking the property at his bid or competing at a new sale. Yost v. Porter, 80 Va. 858.

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USURIW CENTESIMAL

Twelve per cent, per annum ; that is, a hundredth part of the principal was due each month,

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UNFAIR COMPETITION IN TRADE

See UNFAIR.

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UNILATERAL AND BILATERAL

A unilateral contract is one in which one party makes an express engagement or undertakes a performance, without receiving in return any express engagement or promise of performance from the other. Bilateral (or reciprocal) contracts are those by which the parties expressly enter into mutual engagements, such as sale or hire. Civ. Code La. art. 1758; Poth. Obi. 1, 1, 1. 2; Montpelier Seminary v. Smith, 69 Vt. 382, 38 Atl. 66; Laclede Const. Co. v. Tudor Ironworks, 169 Mo. 137, 09 S. W. 388.

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UISDATE

A false or erroneous date affixed to a paper or document

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