actual Idioms & Phrases
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noun (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
compensatory damages; general damages.
noun the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent
noun (law) immediate and direct physical control over property
noun a sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin)
(Theol.), that kind of sin which is done by ourselves in contradistinction to "original sin."