from The Century Dictionary.
- In law, for what it is worth; conditionally: as, to take an order or testimony de bene esse (that is, to take or allow it for the present, but subject to be suppressed or disallowed on a further or full examination).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Law) Of well being; of formal sufficiency for the time; conditionally; provisionally.
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- adverb law
Conditionally; provisionally; in anticipation of future need.
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From Latin de ("on account of") bene ("well") esse ("to be"), "on account of well-being".
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