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Right Of Action

right of action

1 : a right to begin and prosecute an action in the courts (as for the purpose of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong)
2 : chose in action at chose



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

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