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- n. The rule of law under which an act or omission of plaintiff is a contributing cause of injury and a possible bar to a complete recovery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. negligence by an injured party, which combines with the negligence of the injurer in producing the injury, and which bars recovery when it is the proximate cause of the injury.
- n. See under Contributory.
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- n. (law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence
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