stipulation to compensate for loss
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  • SHOMERIM — (Heb. שׁוֹמְרִים; bailees ). Biblical Classification The law relating to a bailee (i.e., one who is entrusted with the money or chattels of another) is first given in the Torah (Ex. 22:6–14) in several statements of principle from which have been …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

  • social security — 1. (usually caps.) a program of old age, unemployment, health, disability, and survivors insurance maintained by the U.S. federal government through compulsory payments by specific employer and employee groups. 2. the theory or practice of… …   Universalium

  • SHALISH — (Heb. שָׁלִישׁ), one with whom an article or money is deposited and who has authority to dispose of it according to law or in accordance with stipulated conditions. Types of Deposit The deposit can be effected by a single person who deposits… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SURETYSHIP — (Heb. עַרְבוּת), one person s undertaking to fulfill the obligation of another toward a third person (called the arev, ḥayyav, and nosheh, respectively). In Jewish law fulfillment of an obligation is secured primarily through the assets of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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