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RUN, v Definition & Legal Meaning

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Definition & Citations:

To have currency or legal validity in a prescribed territory; as, the writ runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as, the statute of limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to lie attached to another thing in pursuing a proscribed course or direction; as, the covenant runs with the land.

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