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SENTENTIA Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. In the civil law. (1) Sense; import; as distinguished from mere words. (2) The deliberate expression of one’s will or intention. (3) The sentence of a judge or court. Sentcntia a non judice lata nemini debet nocere. A sentence pronounced by one who is not a judge should not harm any one. Fleta, 1. 6, c. 0,


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