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private law

n.
The body of law concerned with legal issues and disputes that are a matter of private concern (such as those involving wills, trusts, or contracts) as opposed to those involving matters of public import.

private law

n
(Law) the branch of law that deals with the rights and duties of private individuals and the relations between them. Compare public law

pri′vate law′


n.
a branch of law dealing with the legal relationships of private individuals. Compare public law (def. 2).
[1765–75]
Translations
Direito Privado
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