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Meaning of Quasi

Strictly, the term means as is ; sharing the qualities of.

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(Lat. as if; almost). A term used to mark a resemblance, and which supposes a little difference between two objects. Dig. 11. 7. 1. 8. 1; 60 111. 402. Civilians use the expressions quasi contractus, quasi delictum, quasi possessio, quasi traditio, etc.

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Quasi in the Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims

Latin. As if; like, corresponding to. Marks resemblance, yet supposes difference, between objects. See People v. Bradley, 60 Ill. 402 (1871).

Note: This legal definition of Quasi in the Dictionary of Law (English and American Jurisprudence) is from 1893.

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  • Description: Strictly, the term means as is ; sharing the qualities of.

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