Definition of ejusdem generis in English:

ejusdem generis

Line breaks: ejus|dem gen|eris
Pronunciation: /eɪˌ(j)ʊsdɛm ˈdʒɛnɛrɪs/

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(also eiusdem generis)

adjective & adverb

Law
  • 1Of or as the same kind.
  • 1.1 [as adjective] Denoting a rule for interpreting statutes and other writings by assuming that a general term describing a list of specific terms denotes other things that are like the specific elements.

Origin

Latin.

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