Latin Legal Terms


Accipio – it means to consider one indebted; to receive, to learn. For instance, in the area of Law of Contracts, an offer is accepted by the opposite party. Or in the Banking System a cheque is accepted by the bank which makes the payment. See also “acceptor” – the person who receives something.

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