remittitur damnut
Remittitur Re*mit"ti*tur (-t?-t?r), n. [L., (it) is remitted.] (Law) (a) A remission or surrender, -- {remittitur damnut} being a remission of excess of damages. (b) A sending back, as when a record is remitted by a superior to an inferior court. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Remittitur — Re*mit ti*tur ( t? t?r), n. [L., (it) is remitted.] (Law) (a) A remission or surrender, {remittitur damnut} being a remission of excess of damages. (b) A sending back, as when a record is remitted by a superior to an inferior court. Wharton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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