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Relative

relative adj

1 : not absolute
2 in the civil law of Louisiana
: having or allowing some legal effect [a impediment] [a simulation] see also relative nullity at nullity
rel·a·tive·ly adv


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