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PRIVATUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat Private. Privatum jus, private law. Inst. 1, 1, 4. Privatum commodum publico cedit. Private good yields to public. Jenk. Cent, p. 223, case SO. The interest of au individual should give place to the public good. Id. Privatum incommodum publico bono pensatur. Private inconvenience is made up for by public beuelit Jenk. Ceut. p. 55, case 05; Broom, Max. 7.


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