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SIMILAR Definition & Legal Meaning

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This word is often used to deuote a partial resemblance only; but it is also often used to denote sameness in all essential particulars. Thus, a statutory provision in relation to “previous conviction of a similar offense” may mean conviction of an offense identical in kind Com. v. Fon- tain, 127 Mass. 454.


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