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verba fortius accipiuntur contra proferentem

Legal Definition of verba fortius accipiuntur contra proferentem

Latin Phrase

  1. A principle of construction whereby if words of a contract are ambiguous, of two equally possible meanings, they should be interpreted against the author of the words and not against the other party.



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