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Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

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Lat. Now for then. A phrase applied to acts allowed to be done after the time when they should be done, with a retroactive effect, i. e., with the same effect as if regularly done. Perkins v. Hayward, 132 Ind. 95, 31 N. E. 670; Secou v. Leroux, 1 N. M. 38S.

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