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REPRISES
The deductions and payments out of lands, annuities, and the like, are called reprises, because they are taken back; when we speak of the clear yearly... more

REPROBATION
eccl. law. The propounding exceptions either against facts, persons or things; as, to allege that certain deeds or instruments have not been duly and lawfully executed;... more

TO REPRESENT
To exhibit; to expose before the eyes: to represent a thing is to produce it publicly. Dig. 10, 4, 2, 3. ... more

REPRESENTATION
insurances. A representation is a collateral statement, either by writing not inserted in the policy, or by parol, of such facts or circumstances relative to the... more

REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY
A form of government where the powers of the sovereignty are delegated to a body of men, elected from time to time, who exercise them for... more

REPRESENTATIVE
One who represents or is in the place of another. 2. In legi4lation, it signifies one who has been elected a moraber of that... more

REPORT
legislation. A statement made by a committee to a legislative assembly, of facts of which they were charged to inquire. ... more

REPORT
practice. A certificate to the court made by a master in chancery, commissioner or other person appointed by the court, of the facts or matters to... more

REPORTER
A person employed in making out and publishing the history of cases decided by the court. 2. The act of congress of August... more

REPORTS
Law books, containing a statement of the facts and law of each case which has been decided by the courts; they are generally the most certain... more

REPLEVY
To re-deliver goods which have been distrained to the original possessor of them, on his giving pledges in all action of replevin. It signifies also the... more

REPLIANT
One who makes a replication. ... more

REPLICATION
pleading. The plaintiff s answer to the defendant s plea. 2. Replications will be considered, 1. With regard to their several kinds. 2. To... more

REMEMBRANCERS
; Eng. law. Officers of the exchequer, whose duty it is to remind the lord treasurer and the justices of that court of such things as are... more

REMISE
A French word which literally means a surrendering or returning a debt or duty. 2. It is frequently used in this sense in... more

REMISSION
civil law. A release. 2. The remission of the debt is either conventional, when it is expressly granted to the debtor by a... more

TO REMIT
To annul a fine or forfeiture. 2. This is generally done by the courts where they have a discretion by law: as,... more

REMITTANCE
comm. law. Money sent by one merchant to another, either in specie, bill of exchange, draft or otherwise. ... more

REMITTEE
contracts. A person to whom a remittance is made. Story on Bailm. §75. ... more

REMITTER
estates. To be placed back in possession. 2. When one having a right to lands is out of possession, and afterwards the... more

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