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PROMUTUUM Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

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Lat. In the civil law. A quasi contract, by which he who receives a certain sum of money, or a certain quantity of fungible things, which have been paid to him through mistake, contracts towards the payer the obligation of returning him as much. Poth. de l’Usure, pt. 3, s. 1, a. 1.

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