Decreet
Decreet De*creet", n. [Cf. {Decree}.] (Scots Law) The final judgment of the Court of Session, or of an inferior court, by which the question at issue is decided. [1913 Webster]

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  • decreet — de·creet …   English syllables

  • decreet — Same as decree …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • decreet — də̇ˈkrēt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English decret from Middle French or Latin; Middle French decré, decret, from Latin decretum : decree 3c …   Useful english dictionary

  • decreet absolvitor — /dakriyt abzolvatar/ A decree dismissing a claim, or acquitting a defendant …   Black's law dictionary

  • decreet arbitral — /dakriyt arbatral/ An award of arbitrators …   Black's law dictionary

  • decreet cognitionis causa — /dakriyt kognishiyownas koza/ When a creditor brings his action against the heir of his debtor in order to constitute the debt against him and attach the lands, and the heir appears and renounces the succession, the court then pronounces a decree …   Black's law dictionary

  • decreet condemnator — /dakriyt kondamneytar/ One where the decision is in favor of the plaintiff …   Black's law dictionary

  • decreet of valuation of teinds — /dakriyt av vslyuweyshan av tiyndz/ A sentence of the court of sessions (who are now in the place of the commissioners for the valuation of teinds), determining the extent and value of teinds …   Black's law dictionary

  • decreet absolvitor — /dakriyt abzolvatar/ A decree dismissing a claim, or acquitting a defendant …   Black's law dictionary

  • decreet arbitral — /dakriyt arbatral/ An award of arbitrators …   Black's law dictionary

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