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Ex Delicto

ex delicto adj

[Latin, of or by reason of a wrong]
: arising from or based on a tort or delict (as a breach of duty) [the action is ex delicto ] compare ex contractu



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