HyperDic: roman_law

English > 1 sense of the expression Roman law:
NOUNcommunicationRoman law, Justinian code, civil law, jus civilethe legal code of ancient Rome
English > Roman law: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law.
SynonymsJustinian code, civil law, jus civile
Category ofaddiction(Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor)
novateReplace with something new, especially an old obligation by a new one
stipulatemake an oral contract or agreement in the verbal form of question and answer that is necessary to give it legal force
Broaderlegal codeA code of laws adopted by a state / state or nation
Spanishderecho civil, derecho continental, derecho romano

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