Latin Legal Terms


Comprehendo – this Latin verb has several different meanings, depending of where it has got application:
1) Within the area of Litigation Procedure it means to seize (assets, for example). In the meaning, given by the Criminal Law it means arrest, take prisoner, catch red-handed.
2) to unite together, to grasp, to take together.
3) to embrace, take firmly, include, seize.

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