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The act of delivering goods or personal property to another in trust.
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1. (Law) contract law a contractual delivery of goods in trust to a person for a specific purpose
2. (Law) criminal law the act of granting bail
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
the act of furnishing bail, as by a bailor.
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|Noun||1.||bailment - the delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee|
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