Latin Legal Terms


Depereo – this Latin term usually applies in the sphere of Building Law, where details the act of perishing, ruining a construction (i.e. destroying it). In practice, if a house for example gets destroyed by itself within the warranty deadlines, set up in the local building legislation, then the builder/vendor is liable to restore it to its normal condition, or to pay compensation for damages. A synonym is “deleo” which shares similar meaning.

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