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PEREMPTORY Definition & Legal Meaning

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Imperative; absolute; not admitting of question, delay, or recon PEREMPTORY 892 PERIL sideration. Positive; final; decisive; not admitting of any alternative. Self-determined ; arbitrary; not requiring any cause to be shown.


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