legal+instrument

  • 1 Legal instrument — is a legal term of art that is used for any written legal document such as a certificate, a deed, a will, an Act of Parliament or a law passed by a competent legislative body in municipal (domestic) or international law. Many legal instruments… …

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  • 2 legal instrument — noun (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right • Syn: ↑legal document, ↑official document, ↑instrument • Derivationally related forms: ↑instrument (for: ↑instru …

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  • 3 legal instrument — document which creates legal relationships or attests to them; document used as a law …

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  • 4 Instrument — may refer to:* Instrument (film) * Instruments (band), a Canadian recording ensemble * Instruments (application), a performance visualizer;Types of instruments * Musical instrument, a device designed to produce music * Financial instrument, a… …

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  • 5 Instrument of Surrender — is a name often given to surrendering documents of a military conflict, as those documents are legal instruments. Some such documents are: ;World War II *Japanese Instrument of Surrender *German Instrument of Surrender *Armistice between Italy… …

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  • 6 instrument — A product traded at CME, i.e., the CME S&P 500 Index futures contract. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * instrument in‧stru‧ment [ˈɪnstrmənt] noun [countable] 1. also financial instrument FINANCE an investment such as a bond or share …

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  • 7 legal document — noun (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right • Syn: ↑legal instrument, ↑official document, ↑instrument • Derivationally related forms: ↑instrument (for: ↑in …

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  • 8 instrument — Synonyms and related words: Bourdon tube, Charlie McCarthy, Danish balance, Federal, Gramophone, Gyropilot, Mach meter, Roman balance, Teletype, Weightometer, X ray machine, absolute altimeter, accelerometer, adapt, aerial reconnaissance camera,… …

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  • 9 Legal document assistant — A legal document assistant, or LDA (also commonly known as “legal document preparer,” “legal technician,” “online legal document provider” and “legal document clerk”) [ [http://legaldocumentassistant.blogspot.com/2007/12/whats in name.html SCRIBE …

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  • 10 legal opinion — noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision opinions are usually written by a single judge • Syn: ↑opinion, ↑judgment, ↑judgement • Derivationally related forms: ↑judge (for: ↑ …

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  • 11 legal brief — noun a document stating the facts and points of law of a client s case • Syn: ↑brief • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑legal document, ↑legal instrument, ↑official documen …

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  • 12 Legal release — A legal release is a legal instrument that acts to terminate any legal liability between the releasor and the releasee(s) signed by the releasor. A release may also be made orally in some circumstances. Releases are routinely used by… …

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  • 13 instrument — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin instrumentum, from instruere to arrange, instruct Date: 14th century 1. a device used to produce music; also a singing voice 2. a. a means whereby something is achieved, performed,… …

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  • 14 instrument — in·stru·ment n 1: a means or implement by which something is achieved, performed, or furthered an instrument of crime 2: a document (as a deed, will, bond, note, certificate of deposit, insurance policy, warrant, or writ) evidencing rights or… …

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  • 15 Instrument of Accession (Jammu and Kashmir) — Instrument of Accession of Jammu and Kashmir state to the Union of India Page 1 of Treaty Type Accession Treaty Signed 26 October 1947 Location …

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  • 16 Legal positivism — is a school of thought in jurisprudence and the philosophy of law. The principal claims of legal positivism are that:* laws are rules made, whether deliberately or unintentionally, by human beings; * there is no inherent or necessary connection… …

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  • 17 Legal citation — is the legal writing practice of crediting and referring to authoritative documents and sources. The most common sources of authority cited are court decisions (cases), statutes, regulations, government documents, treaties, and scholarly writing …

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  • 18 instrument — (n.) late 13c., musical instrument, from O.Fr. instrument means, device; musical instrument (14c., earlier estrument, 13c.) and directly from L. instrumentem a tool, apparatus, furniture, dress, document, from instruere arrange, furnish (see… …

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  • 19 instrument — ► NOUN 1) a tool or implement, especially for precision work. 2) a measuring device, especially in a vehicle or aircraft. 3) (also musical instrument) a device for producing musical sounds. 4) a means of pursuing an aim. 5) a person who is made… …

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  • 20 instrument evidencing an agreement — index contract Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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