Definición de replevin en inglés:

replevin

Silabificación: re·plev·in
Pronunciación: /riˈplevən
 
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sustantivo

Law
1A procedure whereby seized goods may be provisionally restored to their owner pending the outcome of an action to determine the rights of the parties concerned.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The word ‘replevin’ refers to the ability of a tenant to retake the seized goods.
  • I think that the word ‘replevin’ would be an old Norman-French word that goes back to 1066 and probably means ‘recover’.
  • I was asked at the United Future caucus this morning what the word ‘replevin’ means, and I had to confess that I had absolutely no idea.
1.1An action arising from a replevin.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Shortly thereafter, plaintiff brought this action in replevin to recover the dog.

Origen

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French replevir 'recover' (see replevy).

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Palabra del día internecine
Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict