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Dation En Paiement

dation en paiement

in the civil law of Louisiana
: a mode of discharging a debt by the debtor's giving to the creditor with the creditor's consent something that satisfies the debt but differs from the form of payment originally called for by the debt called also giving in payment



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