nexus
nex·us /'nek-səs/ n pl nex·us·es or nexus /-səs, -ˌsüs/ [Latin, bond, tie, from nectere to bind]: a connection or link between things, persons, or events esp. that is or is part of a chain of causation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

nexus
I noun affiliation, alliance, association, attachment, bond, bridge, connecting link, connection, connective, coupling, interconnection, intermedium, interrelation, kinship, liaison, link, privity, relation, relationship, thread, tie, union, vinculum II index attachment (act of affixing), connection (fastening), contact (touching), liaison, privity, relation (connection), sequence

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


nexus
a tie or connection. The phrase often encountered was legal nexus.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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