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recaption

recaption  

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N.The retaking of goods that have been wrongfully taken or are being wrongfully withheld. It is a form of self-help.
retorsion

retorsion  

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A lawful means of retaliation by one state against another. It is usually provoked by an equally lawful, but discourteous, act of the other state, such as trade discrimination measures that single ...
self-defence

self-defence  

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N.1 A defence at common law to charges of offences against the person (including homicide) when reasonable force is used to defend oneself, or one's family, or anyone else against attack or ...
self-preservation

self-preservation  

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‘As a rule, all states are under a mutual duty to respect on another's sovereignty, and are bound not to violate one another's independence. Exceptionally, however, a state may in ...
tort

tort  

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N. [Old French: harm, wrong; from Latin tortus, twisted or crooked]A wrongful act or omission for which damages can be obtained in a civil court by the person wronged, other than a wrong that is only ...

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