• Definition for "cognovit"
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cognovit definition

  • noun:
    • a musical instrument written down wherein a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's need to-be just.
    • An instrument in writing whereby a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's need is just.
    • In law, an acknowledgment or confession by a defendant that the plaintiff's cause, or an integral part of it, is simply, wherefore the defendant, to save lots of cost, suffers judgment become registered without trial. More fully written cognovit actionem.
    • a guitar in writing wherein a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's need become only.
    • a musical instrument written down wherein a defendant in an action acknowledges a plaintiff's need to be only.
    • in-law, an acknowledgment or confession by a defendant that plaintiff's cause, or part of it, is just, wherefore the defendant, to save expenditure, suffers judgment to-be entered without trial. More completely written cognovit actionem.
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