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Meaning of Ultra


Ultra Alternative Definition

In Latin phrases. Beyond; outside of.

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Concept of “Ultra”

Traditional meaning of ultra in English (with some legal use of this latin concept in England and the United States in the XIX Century) [1]: (in Latin) Beyond; above. Ultra fines mandati: beyond the limits of the mandate; beyond his authority as agent. Ultra mare: beyond the sea. Ultra petita: beyond things demanded, a term applied to a judgment or decree awarding more than the plaintiff asked. Ultra valorem: beyond the value. Ultra vires: beyond their powers; the doctrine by which corporations cannot exceed the powers specially conferred by, or reasonably implied from, their charters; see Machen Corp.; § 1012; Robinson’s Elementary Law Rev. ed.; § 24.


Notes and References

  1. Based on A Concise Law Dictionary of Words, Phrases and Maxims, “Ultra”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary. This term and/or definition may be absolete.

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