approbate and reprobate

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • approbate and reprobate — (Scots law) At once to accept and reject the same deed or instrument (a forbidden practice) • • • Main Entry: ↑approbation …   Useful english dictionary

  • approbate and reprobate — To accept one part and reject another …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • approbate — /ˈæprəbeɪt/ (say apruhbayt) –verb (t) (approbated, approbating) 1. Scottish Law to accept as valid. 2. Chiefly US to approve officially. –phrase 3. approbate and reprobate, Law to accept those parts of a legal instrument which are favourable to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • election — elec·tion n 1 a: the act or process of electing b: an instance of the electorate voting for candidates for an elective office c: the fact of being elected 2: the right, power, or privilege of making a choice: as a: the right of a spouse to choose …   Law dictionary

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