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SECURITATEM INVENIENDI Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

An ancient writ, lying for the sovereign, against any of his subjects, to stay them from going out of the kingdom to foreign parts; the ground whereof is that every man is bound to serve and defend the commonwealth as the crown shall think fit. Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 115.

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