index droit, propriety (appropriateness)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Dueness — Due ness, n. Quality of being due; debt; what is due or becoming. T. Goodwin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dueness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dueness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 due due dueness Sgm: N 1 right right privilege prerogative prescription title claim pretension demand birthright GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • dueness — noun see due I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dueness — due·ness …   English syllables

  • dueness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being due …   Useful english dictionary

  • due — dueness, n. /dooh, dyooh/, adj. 1. owed at present; having reached the date for payment: This bill is due. 2. owing or owed, irrespective of whether the time of payment has arrived: This bill is due next month. 3. owing or observed as a moral or… …   Universalium

  • Duty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Duty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 duty duty what ought to be done moral obligation accountableness liability onus responsibility Sgm: N 1 bounden duty bounden duty imperative duty Sgm: N 1 call call …   English dictionary for students

  • due — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French deu, past participle of dever to owe, from Latin debēre more at debt Date: 14th century 1. owed or owing as a debt 2. a. owed or owing as a natural or moral right < everyone s right to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accountability — I noun amenability, blame, burden, charge, commitment, dueness, duty, exposure, incumbency, liability, obligation, onus, responsibility, the decent thing, the proper thing, the right thing, trustworthiness, vulnerability II index blame… …   Law dictionary

  • droit — I noun appurtenance, authority, authorization, birthright, certification, claim, due, dueness, easement, eligibility, empowerment, entitlement, faculty, franchise, just claim, legal power, legal right, legal title, license, licitness, power,… …   Law dictionary

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