in specie
phrasal in the same or like form or kind <
ready to return insult in specie
>
; also in coin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In specie — Specie Spe ci*e, abl. of L. species sort, kind. Used in the phrase in specie, that is, in sort, in kind, in (its own) form. [1913 Webster] [The king] expects a return in specie from them [i. e., kindness for kindness]. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in specie — /in spiys(h)iy(iy)/ Specific; specifically. Thus, to decree performance in specie is to decree specific performance. In kind; in the same or like form. A thing is said to exist in specie when it retains its existence as a distinct individual of a …   Black's law dictionary

  • in specie — /in spiys(h)iy(iy)/ Specific; specifically. Thus, to decree performance in specie is to decree specific performance. In kind; in the same or like form. A thing is said to exist in specie when it retains its existence as a distinct individual of a …   Black's law dictionary

  • In specĭe — (lat.), insonderheit; im einzelnen; auch soviel wie in klingender Münze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • In specie — In specĭe (lat.), insonderheit, im einzelnen, auch in klingender Münze …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • In specĭe — (lat.), 1) insonderheit; 2) besonders; 3) im Einzelnen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • in specie — ə̇nzˈpē(ˌ)shē, nˈsp , shi also (ˌ)sē or si; in senses other than c “ or pēs(h)ēˌē or pekēˌā adverb : in or with the same or like form or kind: as a …   Useful english dictionary

  • In Specie — A phrase describing the distribution of an asset in its present form, rather than selling it and distributing the cash. In specie distribution is made when cash is not readily available, or allocating the physical asset is the better alternative …   Investment dictionary

  • in specie — adverb a) In the actual form, especially in the context of a distribution of assets or a loan repayment. Although the power of a king is lesser in degree than an emperor, it is the similar in specie. b) In coin or monetary metal, in contrast to… …   Wiktionary

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