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Ad Damnum

ad damnum n

[Latin, in accordance with the loss]
: the claim for damages in a civil lawsuit [defendant's motion seeking to reduce the ad damnum demanded in the complaint]


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.