Non assumpsit
Non assumpsit Non` as*sump"sit [L., he did not undertake.] (Law) The general plea or denial in an action of assumpsit. [1913 Webster]

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  • non assumpsit — A plea in defense that he did not undertake and promise. Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • non assumpsit — /non asam(p)sat/ The general issue in the action of assumpsit; being a plea by which the defendant avers that he did not undertake or promise as alleged by the plaintiff. See assumpsit …   Black's law dictionary

  • non assumpsit — /non asam(p)sat/ The general issue in the action of assumpsit; being a plea by which the defendant avers that he did not undertake or promise as alleged by the plaintiff. See assumpsit …   Black's law dictionary

  • non assumpsit — |nänəˈsəm(p)sə̇t, |nōn noun Etymology: New Latin, he did not undertake : a general plea or denial in an action of assumpsit …   Useful english dictionary

  • non assumpsit — A plea of the general issue in an action of assumpsit. 41 Am J1st Pl § 141 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • non assumpsit infra sex annos — /non asam(p)sat infra seks senows/ He did not undertake within six years. The name of the plea of the statute of limitations, in the action of assumpsit …   Black's law dictionary

  • non assumpsit infra sex annos — /non asam(p)sat infra seks senows/ He did not undertake within six years. The name of the plea of the statute of limitations, in the action of assumpsit …   Black's law dictionary

  • Non assumpsit infra sex annos — He did not undertake or promise within six years,–formal words used in pleading the statute of limitations in an action of assumpsit …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • plea of non assumpsit — See non assumpsit …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • assumpsit — as·sump·sit /ə səmp sit/ n [Medieval Latin, he/she undertook]: an express or implied promise or contract or quasi contract the breach of which may be grounds for a suit; also: a common law action that may be brought for such a breach compare… …   Law dictionary

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