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  • n. Common in Continental Law jurisdictions, a portion of property fixed by law, which a testator with issue is bound to bequeath to his children.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The portion of movable estate to which the children are entitled upon the death of the father.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See legitime.

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  • Abdullah Abdullah, care îl va înfrunta pe Hamid Karzai în cel de-al doilea tur al alegerilor prezidenţiale afgane, la 7 noiembrie, a declarat că Statele Unite nu vor obţine progrese fără un partener "legitim" în această ţară, denunţând bilanţul preşedintelui în exerciţiu.

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  • Videanu a prezentat miercuri componenţa viitoarelor două companii energetice naţionale Abdullah Abdullah: SUA nu vor înregistra progrese în Afganistan fără un partener "legitim"

    Mediafax

  • Ille vero respondit: Licet sim filius concubin�, peto tamen vt fiat mihi iusticia secundum legem Tartarorum qui nullam differentiam faciunt inter filios legitim� et ancill� vnde fuit data sententia contra filium legitimum, vt ille Dauidi qui maior erat subesset, et terram haberet quiete et pacifice, quam dederat ei pater: et sic donaria qu� dederat, et causam quam contra fratrem suum Dauid habuerat, amisit.

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  • On the marriage of both of your children a certain sum was paid down and accepted in full of legitim.

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