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Tradition

tradition n

[French, legal transfer]
in the civil law of Louisiana
: transfer or acquisition of property esp. by delivery with intent of both parties to transfer the title [delivery of the act of transfer or use of the right by the owner of the dominant estate constitutes "Louisiana Civil Code"]



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

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