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LIFT Definition & Legal Meaning

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To raise; to take up. To “lift” a promissory note is to discharge its obligation by paying its amount or substituting another evidence of debt. To “lift the bar” of the statute of limitations, or of an estoppel. is to remove the obstruction which it interposes, by some sufficient act or acknowledgment


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