Are You a Legal Professional?

FINDLAW LEGAL DICTIONARY

The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.

Recital

recital n

: a formal statement or setting forth of some relevant matter of fact in a deed or other document [a of a factual reason for a transaction] NOTE: A recital is often preceded by whereas.



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